What Happens After Elections—U.S. Elections Series
The transition process begins with the defeated candidate’s concession speech. During the roughly 75-day period between Election Day and the inauguration of a new U.S. president, the outgoing administration briefs its successor on important national security, foreign affairs and other matters. This empowers the new president to make informed decisions as soon as he or she takes office.
(Pamphlet, 2 pgs.)