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Article II, Section 1, Clause 2 of the Constitution specifies how many electors each state is entitled to have and that each state's legislature decides how its electors are to be chosen.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electoral_College_(United_States)

The United States Electoral College is the mechanism established by the United States ... In each state and the District of Columbia, electors are chosen every four years .... The phrase was first written into federal law in 1845 and today the term ...

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

The official U.S. Electoral College web site, providing current information about the ... (For specific information about how slates of potential Electors are chosen,  ...

people.howstuffworks.com/electoral-college2.htm

Selecting Electors - As we learned in the 2000 election, the electoral college ... This includes political activists, party leaders, elected officials of the state and ...

www.politico.com/story/2016/12/electoral-college-electors-232791

Dec 18, 2016 ... Melinda Smyser, one of Idaho's four presidential electors, poses for a ... and that's the source of the unrest plaguing the Electoral College today.

www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Candidates/FAQs/electoralCollege.html

How are electors chosen? Each state determines how electors are chosen. In most states, political parties determine their electors. States are allocated electors  ...

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

Nov 8, 2016 ... On Election Day, we're electing the electors who elect the president. ... in your state, then electors that the Republican Party has chosen will ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/06/what-is-the-electoral-college_n_2078970.html

Nov 6, 2012 ... The Electoral College is made up of 538 electors who cast votes to decide the ... The electors are usually state-elected officials, party leaders, ...

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But in all cases, Electors were chosen individually from a single list of all candidates ... Today, all States choose their Electors by direct statewide election except ...

abcnews.go.com/Politics/Vote2004/story?id=199823

Jan 6, 2006 ... How are electors chosen? The political parties (or ... The current system does not require electors to vote the way they are pledged. This is an ...