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Myth or fact? Presidential primary

By now, you’ve probably heard the word “primary” about a billion times. You’ve also probably heard the buzz about primary elections happening in states nationwide since early January. So, what’s all the excitement about? Try this Myth or Fact? to see what you know and might learn about the Presidential primaries.
Citizens vote in their state’s primary election to help decide who will be the two candidates representing the Democratic and Republican parties in the November general election for President of the United States.
Once all primary elections are over, the Democratic and Republican candidates with the most number of citizens’ votes automatically become the official Presidential candidates.
Primaries are the only pre-elections held to determine who will be running for President in the general election.
All states’ primaries or caucuses do not take place on the same day.
Only candidates from the two main parties in the U.S. – Republican and Democratic – can run for President.
Women can play a key role in helping a candidate win a primary or caucus.

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