The position of president of the United States is an important one, but how does a person get elected president? First, people have to know who they are. To do that, candidates must announce their plan to run for a nomination and the presidency, and then they campaign. A perfect introduction for young readers, this book covers the details of the campaign trail, from grassroots organization to winning delegate support. Readers will learn about key historical figures in U.S. presidential elections. They will also learn how campaigns function today and the debates people have about whether they work well.