How do electrons get a charge?

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My question is why only protons and electrons have a charge?Why not neutron?
 

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For electrons its simply an observed property they have - we don't know the answer why as yet.

The answer for protons and neutrons is they are composed of quarks:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quark

Thanks
Bill
 
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