January 22 – President Nixon delivers the 1970 State of the Union Address to a joint session of Congress.  January 23 – The Senate votes 73 to 1 in favor of an anti-crime bill promoted by the Nixon administration that incorporates Nixon's policies on handcuffing crime.
An election was held on 30 December 1967 to elect the President of Singapore. It was held following the death of Yusof Ishak , Singapore's first president, on 23 November 1970. Benjamin Sheares was unanimously elected by the Parliament of Singapore to his first four-year term as president.
An indirect presidential election was held in the Parliament of Lebanon on 5 November 1970, resulting in Deputy Suleiman Frangieh being elected President of the Lebanese Republic. By convention , the presidency is always attributed to a Maronite Christian .
Presidential elections were held in Niger on 1 October 1970. The country was a one-party state at the time, with the Nigerien Progressive Party – African Democratic Rally as the sole legal party. Its leader, incumbent president Hamani Diori, was the only candidate, and was re-elected unopposed. Voter turnout was reported to be 98.3%.
Presidential elections were held in Chile on 4 September 1970. Salvador Allende of the Popular Unity alliance won a narrow plurality in the public vote, before having his victory confirmed by a Congressional vote after the Christian Democrats voted in favour of his candidacy.
Presidential elections were held in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on 1 November 1970. The only candidate was Joseph Mobutu , who had taken power in a military coup five years earlier. The elections took the format of a "yes" or "no" vote for Mobutu's candidacy, with the results showing he won more "yes" votes than the number of ...
June 22 – U.S. President Richard Nixon signs the Voting Rights Act Amendments of 1970, a measure lowering the voting age to 18. June 24 – The United States Senate repeals the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. June 28 – U.S. ground troops withdraw from Cambodia. June 30 – Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati opens. July
The president of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States, indirectly elected to a 4-year term by the people through the Electoral College. The officeholder leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces .
Presidential Election, 1992. Bill Clinton (Democrat) defeated George H. W. Bush (Republican) and Ross Perot (Independent). Perot drew more votes than any other third-party candidate since Theodore Roosevelt's campaign in 1912.