The lengthy and complicated process of choosing the next President of the United States begins in early January when voters attend party caucuses and cast ballots in primaries to select the presidential nominees for the two main political parties --- Republican and Democratic Party.
The topic of today’s Hello Washington is US Presidential Election: Upcoming Caucus and Primaries. Our distinguished panelists are Dr. Rekha Datta and Dr. Zia Hasan.
Dr. Rekha Datta is the Chair & Associate Professor of Political Science at Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey.
Dr. Zia Hasan is the vice president for planning, assessment and information services at Claflin University in South Carolina.
Questions from listeners ranged from –what are Primaries and Caucuses to who are likely to win the nominations?
Shegoftah Nasreen Queen hosted the show.