In Iowa, it’s Caucus day, which kicks off the 2016 Presidential election season. But what is a caucus exactly, and how does it differ from the traditional balloting process? A recent report on the 2016 Presidential nominating process from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) answers these questions and many more. Other questions the report addresses include:
- What is front-loading?
- Why do Iowa and New Hampshire go first?
- How do primary and caucus results determine the election of national convention delegates?
- Where and when are the 2016 national conventions?
Click here to find out the answers and read the full report.