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What are five requirements to be president?

NEW DELHI: The process for the Presidential elections in the United States of America (USA) is underway with the Election Day scheduled to be on November 3 when voters will be casting ballots. US elections without a doubt draws international attention given it is the world’s most powerful country. But what does it take to be eligible to run for the most powerful office in the world?
Here are the five requirements for Presidential candidates:
* The president must be a natural-born citizen of the United States
* He/She needs to be at least 35 years old
* Have been a resident of the United States for 14 years
* Anyone who meets these requirements can declare their candidacy for president. Once a candidate raises or spends more than $5,000 for their campaign, they must register with the Federal Election Commission.
* That includes naming a principal campaign committee to raise and spend campaign funds.
(Inputs from US Gov)

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