Understanding Caucuses and Primaries by Catherine Jaime
Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons.
Approx. 2,260 words.
Published on February 11, 2012.
Every four years citizens of the United States go to the polling places in November to cast their vote for the next President of the United States. But few realize all that has gone in to the selection of one or both of the main candidates on the ballot. This little book will help explain primaries, caucuses, open vs. closed, pledged vs. unpledged, and more.