Sunday, January 8, 2012
Primary Balloting Sets Stage for Presidential Election
VOAVideo: Primary Balloting Sets Stage for Presidential Election
The political process in the United States to pick the candidates to run for president is a long one, and the next stop is the primary election in the northeastern U.S. state of New Hampshire. On January 10, the state holds the campaign's first regular primary after the opening caucuses in Iowa. In this segment of "How America Elects," VOA's Jeffrey Young explains how primary elections set the stage for the November, 2012 showdown between the Democratic and Republican parties.