Q: When is the presidential election always held one what day and every how many years?

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Presidential elections take place every four years. There was an election in 2004 (George Bush beat John Kerry) and in 2008 (Barack Obama beat John McCain). The next election will be in 2012.

The president is elected by the Electoral College in December of an election year. The Electoral College is elected by the people in the general election held the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of an election year.

The 1960 US Presidential election was held on Tuesday, November 8.

US presidents are elected in years that are multiples of four. Presidential elections have been held every four years since 1788. Election day is the first Tuesday in November unless the first of November is a Tuesday, in which case the election is held the following Tuesday , that is on November 8.

U.S. Presidential elections are held every four years. The last election was in 2008 and the next election is slated to take place on 2012. Therefore, an election will also take place in 2020. So, choice A is correct.

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No. Presidential election sare always held on years that are multiples of 4. 1880 and 1884 were election years

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No, presidential elections are every four years. The last was in 2004.

No. The presidential election is on the first Tuesday in November every 4 years.

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every 4 years

U.S. presidential elections are held every 4 years. Election Day is the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November.

Barack Obama won the 2008 presidential election defeating John McCain. The U.S. conducts a presidential election every 4 years. Therefore the U.S. conducts the next presidential election in 2012.

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the census is every 10 years, the presidential election is every 4....that means they coincide every 20 years. (2020, 2040, 2060, 2080, 2100......)

(In the USA) Every four years there is a presidential election

presidential elections are every 4 years