electoral college


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the body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice president

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Many people whine that using the Electoral College instead of the popular vote and majority rule is undemocratic.
The total strength of the electoral college is 10,98,882 votes.
The pledge would be triggered once the compact is joined by states constituting a majority of 270 votes in the Electoral College.
The Electoral College is an intriguing institution in American politics.
This problem is actually not the Electoral College itself.
Ergo, though she got the majority of the popular votes nationwide (260,000), Clinton would lose the election to Trump who got the majority (40) in the Electoral College.
With 18 electoral college votes, he must bank the Buckeye State to have any chance.
Kaljurand said last week she recommends that political parties back Kallas in the vote in parliament, but will urge them to vote for her if electing the president becomes the task of an electoral college.
Al Raisi said that UAE citizens who live abroad and whose names appear in the electoral college can vote and participate in the FNC elections at 94 missions on September 20 and 21, two weeks before the date of the elections in the UAE.
We will be informing the court (divisional bench of the Islamabad High Court) that the elections of a number of regional cricket bodies have not yet been taken place and that is why the electoral college is not yet completed and election process can't be started," he was talking to the media here on Monday at Gadaffi stadium.
But the results of the popular vote are not guaranteed to stand because the Electoral College has not cast its vote.
The Electoral College is the complicated mechanism--spelled out in the Constitution--through which the U.
They praised the Electoral College in 2000 for saving the nation from a Gore administration, but they might have second thoughts if it works against their party in November.
Washington, April 27 ( ANI ): A new analysis issued by Republican strategist Karl Rove has shown that President Barack Obama held a sizable lead in the electoral college race over likely Republican nominee Mitt Romney.
35%, more Americans think the president of the United States should be elected on the basis of the national popular vote than by winning in the Electoral College.