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The Electoral College chooses the president and vice president of the United States. Each state has a number of electors equal to the total number of the state's Senators and Representatives. States vary in how their electoral votes are assigned following the general election. To win the presidency, a candidate must have a majority in the electoral college.

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The United States Electoral College is the mechanism established by the United States Constitution for the indirect election of the President of the United States ...

www.archives.gov/federal-register/electoral-college/about.html

The Electoral College is a process, not a place. The founding fathers established it in the Constitution as a compromise between election of the President by a ...

www.archives.gov/federal-register/electoral-college/faq.html

The official U.S. Electoral College web site, providing current information about the presidential election, information about the roles and responsibilities of state  ...

www.nytimes.com/2016/11/09/us/politics/how-does-the-electoral-college-work.html

Nov 8, 2016 ... The Electoral College is a group of people that elects the president and the vice president of the United States. (The word “college” in this case ...

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When Americans vote for a President and Vice President, they are actually voting for presidential electors, known collectively as the electoral college. It is these ...

www.fec.gov/pdf/eleccoll.pdf

THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE by. William C. Kimberling, Deputy Director. FEC Office of Election Administration. (The views expressed here are solely those of ...

www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/11/the-electoral-college-was-meant-to-stop-men-like-trump-from-being-president/508310

Nov 21, 2016 ... The founders envisioned electors as people who could prevent an irresponsible demagogue from taking office.

www.270towin.com/maps/2016-actual-electoral-map

Did Trump win 304 or 306 electoral votes? ... Split Electoral Votes .... 270towin. com is an interactive Electoral College map for 2016 and a history of Presidential  ...

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/view_from_chicago/2012/11/defending_the_electoral_college.html

Nov 12, 2012 ... The Electoral College is widely regarded as an anachronism, a nondemocratic method of selecting a president that ought to be superseded by ...