Informal qualifications to become President are:
Experience in government or high military rank
Ability to raise large amounts of money
Political beliefs- be a fit for a major party
Personal characteristics- mental stability
Skill in debating and in fielding leading questions from reporters
Qualifications for presidential candidates have stayed the same since the year Washington accepted the presidency. As directed by the Constitution, a presidential candidate should be a natural born citizen of the United States, a resident for 14 years, and 35 years of age or older. These requirements do not exclude a woman from being President, yet this has yet to occur.
Roles of President:
Chief of State
Chief of Party
Chief Guardian of the Economy
Before the November 6th Presidential Election, be familiar with the voting process in your State. The following tips from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission may help enhance your voting experience.