To make this choice, party members discuss and vote openly in a caucus where they can also ask a candidate questions in a forum style.
Then, when the time comes (usually starting in February until July), every state has a primary where party members can vote for their favorite party candidate in
This vote is for the best candidate that will represent them in the general election.
Each party holds a National Convention to select a final presidential nominee.
At each convention, the presidential candidate chooses
a vice-presidential candidate.
This is when the presidential candidates travel across the US to win the support of the whole country. Then, on the first Tuesday after November 1st, people cast their ballots in secret and vote for the next president and vice president…