For President 2008 is run by cards, that can either be played as > events or as campaign points. > > In case of an event you follow the instructions of a card. > > With campaign points you can improve the federal polls for your > candidate or decrease the ones of your opponent. Or you can place > influence markers in single states. > > Important are the swing states or battle ground states where both > candidates have equal chances. > > There are TV debates one for the candidate one for the VPs. The winner > of a TV debate gets momentum and improved federal polls. > > Finally on election day for each state the influence of each side in > that state is compared to the federal polls. That way the odds for a > die roll are determined. The side with the higher influence + federal > polls + die roll wins the state. > > Each state has a number of electoral votes as in the "real elections". > The player with the highest votes wins the game.