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Welcome to U.S. Elections 2024 on Direct! This new page offers VOA's media partners access to daily English-language election news and explainer stories that showcase America’s democratic process. The material can be used as standalone content or to enhance your own coverage of the upcoming presidential campaign and election on Tuesday, November 5th, 2024 – the 60th in U.S. history.

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U.S. Elections Explained

The new Explainer series (below) provides information about terms and processes unique to the U.S. electoral system. With infographics, visual animations, and mixed media content, these videos will help your team better understand – and explain – the American democratic experience to international audiences.

Election Timeline

  • > Super Tuesday: Tuesday, March 5, 2024
  • > CNN Presidential Debate: Thursday, June 27th
  • > Republican National Convention: Monday, July 15, 2024 – Thursday, July 18, 2024
  • > Democratic National Convention: Monday, August 19 – Thursday, August 22, 2024
  • > Vice Presidential Debate: To be determined
  • > ELECTION DAY: Tuesday, November 5, 2024
  • > Inauguration Day: Monday, January 20th, 2025