Why Are U.S. Presidential Elections So Long?

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From announcements to election day, presidential campaigns in the U.S. can last up to two years. So how did elections get this long?

Learn More:
New York Times: How Presidential Campaigns Became Two-Year Marathons

NPR: Canada Reminds Us That American Elections Are Much Longer

CNN: Brief History Of Chicago’s 1968 Democratic Convention

Atlantic: How Jimmy Carter Revolutionized the Iowa Caucuses

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