Elections in the United States are held for government officials at the federal, state, and local levels.
At the federal level, the nation's head of state, the president, is elected indirectly by the people of each state, through an Electoral College.
Today, these electors almost always vote with the popular vote of their state.
All members of the federal legislature, the Congress, are directly elected by the people of each state.
Are election laws federal or state？
While the federal government has jurisdiction over federal elections, most election laws are decided at the state level.
What does Constitution say about voting？
According to the U.S. Constitution, voting is a right and a privilege.
Is Voting Mandatory in the United States？
In the U.S., no one is required by law to vote in any local, state, or presidential election.