Things are becoming intense as the people of the United States move closer everyday towards the presidential elections to be held this year. As the round of debates and campaigns comes to a conclusion we have two major players with different ideologies standing tall to assert their supremacy as the new president of the United States Of America.
But as the masses go out to cast their vote in favour of their desired candidate here are a few things that they should know about them. Although, the campaigns have given the candidates to present themselves and their agendas to the public in a comprehensive manner, there are a things that one might have missed out about the candidate’s life and background. Let us have a look at the details of both the presidential candidates in the following lines:
Hailing from New York the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate has been a former secretary of the state and raised nearly $458,900,000. She completed her BA from Wellesley College in 1969 and holds a JD from Yale University which she completed in 1973.
During her professional career Hillary served as Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas Law School in 1975. She remained an Attorney for the Rose Law Firm from 1976-1992. She is also an author and a former board member at the retail giant Wal-Mart.
After an enriching professional run Hillary has proved herself as a strong willed individual in the political scenario in the past years. She was the First Lady in the state of Arkansas (1979-1981 & 1983-1992) respectively. She became the First Lady during Bill Clinton’s run as the president (1993-2001). She was the presidential candidate in 2008 and also served as Senator of United States Senate (2001-2009). She swore as US Secretary of State on 21st January 2009 and stayed in the position till 2013.
Similar to his counterpart Donald Trump also hails from the great New York. He is the presidential candidate of the Republican Party and the President of Trump Organization. Over the campaign Trump has raised close to $140,000,000.
He completed his BS in Economics and Real Estate from Wharton School Of Finance, University of Pennsylvania. He later went to attend Fordham University. Unlike his stiff competitor he that he has found in Hillary Clinton, Trump has never held any political experience and never held any elective office in his career.
Known as one of the smartest businessmen around Trump has no dearth in professional experience and has been running an expire successfully for past many years. He is the Chairman of the Trump Hotels and Casino Resorts, Incorporated. He is the Founder/Chairman/President/CEO of the Trump Organization from 1975- present.
As per the latest statistics Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have a cutthroat competition in terms of popularity and have put forth their views in a diligent manner on Individual Rights, Domestic Issues, Economic Issues, Defence and International Issues.
United States is in a speculation phase and it is only after the final polling that we will get to know who finally takes the president’s office to become the new President of the United States of America.
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Stephanie Ovadia is a practicing attorney, radio personality and mother of eight children. Stephanie's areas of practice include entertainment law and personal injury. She received her B.A. in political science from SUNY Binghamton and her J.D. from Southwestern University School of Law.