United States Presidential Nominating Convention Law and Legal Definition

United States Presidential nominating convention refers to the Presidential nomination convention held by the majority of political parties every four years to begin the run-up to the presidential election. The convention aims to select the party's nominee for President and adopt a statement of party principles and goals. In conventions, routine business such as examining the credentials of delegations, ratifying rules and procedures, election of convention officers, and adoption of the platform is determined.