Political Science at Huntingdon College
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British Premiers US Presidents
Entered Parliament / Congress Early, in 20s & 30s. In middle age.
Recently, Govs w/out Cong experience.
Experience in party posts Experienced in several positions [below PM: PPS, junior ministers.] Commonly not.

RWR & JEC had none. [But govs are executives.]

Chosen by: Peers: MPs in party

[until Labour in 1990s, electoral college.]

Primary voters, not even all from party.
Length of campaign: Short: 3 to 4 weeks; [manifestoes and candidates known long before.] Extremely long and exhausting.
Rise inside or outside party: Intra-party selection Both internal and external. 
After Anthony King [with additions]. Note: Euro-style nomination produced FDR and DDE -- but also WGH.