electoral college


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

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Members of the Electoral College can vote at the headquarters of the diplomatic missions of the UAE, whether embassies or consulates.
Edwards III of Texas A&M University has burst through with the most exquisitely precise and sweeping case I've ever seen for abolition of the Electoral College and adopting a straightforward vote of the people.
The experiment is the National Popular Vote campaign, which intends to undermine the Constitution's anachronistic Electoral College.
His challenger , Bob Dole, pictured, had 41 per cent of the popular vote but just 30 per cent of the electoral college votes.
The electoral college was called to select the new Bishop of Bangor after the retirement last month of the Right Reverend Saunders Davies who had been in the post for four years.
The concept of the Electoral College permitting the will of the populous to go unheeded seems perhaps even more anomalous to non-American observers of the Bush v.
There is a widespread belief that the electoral college will be held on a Saturday in central London to make it easier for delegates to travel.
If state leaders want to do away with the Electoral College, they should work to amend the Constitution, not scheme to get around it.
It would not be too surprising to discover that Scottish Labour's electoral college produced such a fiddle, too.
A presidential election system that gave small states extra Electoral College voting power over and above their proportional population size, and one that put the appointment of the Electoral College members in the hands of state legislatures was part of this negotiated process.
I bear some responsibility here: Both had taken my intro course in which I talked about the Electoral College.
The tyranny of the white majority is still institutionalized in the winner-take-all, two-party, Electoral College system," he notes.
Daniel Patrick Moynihan was that the electoral college had to go.
In the midst of continued voter confusion, openly gay electoral college member Stephen Driscoll prepares to make history
First is the popular vote and the second is the controlling question of Electoral College votes.