Election is the process of choosing a candidate for an office through voting. Election is the use of vote to choose one out of the two or more candidates contesting a public office.
A classic model of election is the 1980 Presidential Election in the United States. Out of several presidential hopefuls, Ronald Reagan emerged as the presidential candidate of the Republican Party.
Ronald Reagan had to defeat Jimmy Carter, the incumbent President and presidential candidate of the Democratic Party.
With their strategists and pollsters, the presidential candidates began the electoral campaign in earnest. They traversed the length and breadth of the United States, campaigning for votes and making promises to the electorate.
They had a debate which elicited some intellectual and emotional transactions from them. In the end, Ronald Reagan defeated Jimmy Carter and won a landslide victory.