When is Election Day in 2016?

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When is Election Day in 2016? Here are dates as well as some history about Election Day.

Election Day History

By an act of Congress in 1845, the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November was designated Election Day for future presidential elections.

The first such election took place on November 7, 1848. Whig Party candidate Zachary Taylor won out over Democrat Lewis Cass and Free-Soil candidate (and former president) Martin Van Buren.

Taylor’s running mate was Millard Fillmore, who became the nation’s 13th president on July 10, 1850, upon Taylor’s untimely death.

Election Day Dates

Year Election Day
2016 Tuesday, November 8
2017 Tuesday, November 7
2018 Tuesday, November 6

 

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We need better candidates.

So like i am one of the

So like i am one of the born-Free's who can start registering to vote so cannot wait for the 10th of this month. I'm kinda excited been waiting for that day to come.

today is election day. yahoo!

today is election day. yahoo!

this day of election should

this day of election should show some sort of coin toss for the first monday to carry on the day after for elections to begin in the us.

I'm happy election day is

I'm happy election day is almost here yahoo !!! :0)

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