Presidential Election : A New President Of The United States Essay

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With the year being 2016, it means it is time for Americans to elect a new president of the United States. Current incumbent, President Barack Obama was elected in 2008 and reelected to another term in 2012, which means he has served the maximum length permitted by the 22nd amendment. Before the presidential election on the first Tuesday in November, candidates must be chosen from each political party, from what is known as primaries and caucuses. Each state either has a primary or caucus and vote on who should best represent the specific political party, come the general election. The candidates receive a specific amount of delegates according to the state’s population and by how they voted. This year, Hillary Rodham Clinton has won the delegates needed for the Democrat Party’s nomination, meaning she will be the Democrat candidate in the general election. A research into Hillary Clinton’s experience, viewpoints on issues, and pros and cons of her stances will show why she has been nominated as the Democratic nominee by the people of the United States. To be a presidential candidate, one must have had prior experience in a related field in which managed to get them there. For Hillary Clinton, she graduated from the Yale Law School with a J.D. degree in 1973. From then, she “advised the Children 's Defense Fund in Cambridge and joined the impeachment inquiry staff advising the Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives.” (Whitehouse.gov) Hillary Rodham married…

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