Election Day is a reserved day in the United States for the general election of federal officials, including the president, vice president, and members of Congress. It takes place “the Tuesday following the first Monday in November”, which corresponds to the first Tuesday after November 1, which is between November 2 and 8.
The presidential election takes place every four years, for years divisible by four. Elections for members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate occur every two years: all representatives are elected in each election because they serve two-year terms, while elections for senators are staggered , with only a third of them being elected. at the time of election for their six-year term. Elections that take place halfway between a president’s term are called midterm elections.
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