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Electoral College (United States)


The United States Electoral College is the institution that elects the President and Vice ... The number of electors in each state is equal to the number of members of Congress to which the state is...

U. S. Electoral College: Who Are the Electors? How Do They Vote?


Electors are often chosen to recognize service and dedication to their political party. They may be State-elected officials, party leaders, or persons who have a ...

Selecting Electors - How the Electoral College Works | HowStuffWorks


By voting for a Republican presidential candidate, for example, you are really voting for a member of the Electoral College who is expected -- but not required ...

U. S. Electoral College: Who Are the Electors? Qualifications to be ...


Nov 6, 2012 ... Not a Member Yet? ... Electors are often chosen to recognize service and dedication to their political party. ... theory) simply created a deadlock in the electoral college and a run-off vote, which Jefferson would have likely won.

Electoral College Information | California Secretary of State


Find information about the Electoral College here. ... For California, this means we get 55 votes (2 senators and 53 members of the House of Representatives) ...

Electoral College FAQs - Colorado Secretary of State


It is a group of 538 people, chosen by the states and the District of Columbia, that are ... How does Colorado nominate its members of the Electoral College?

The Electoral College - National Conference of State Legislatures


The Electoral College consists of a total of 538 members: one for each United ... vote for the Democratic candidate, the Democratic slate of electors is chosen.

Who Will Elect the President? The Electoral College System ...


Every four years, the Electoral College, a little known feature of our ... grind of the presidential election is over, the 538 members of the college meet in their .... the Senate has chosen one, serves as President until the House makes it choice.

US Presidential Elections: How can I join the Electoral College ...


I understand that, come the 2012 elections, the Electoral College will meet after the ... And, what are the benefits of being a member? ..... vote or abstention is invalidated and an alternate presidential elector, chosen by lot from ...

How the Electoral College System Works


The Electoral College System, not the nationwide poplar vote, elects the President of ... Each state gets a number of electors equal to its number of members in the U.S. ... While state laws determine how electors are chosen, they are generally ...

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How Does the Electoral College Work? - ABC News


Jan 6, 2006 ... They actually elect "electors," who make up the Electoral College and cast the critical ... Members of Congress and employees of the federal government are ... where two electors are chosen by statewide popular vote and the ...

What Is The Electoral College? How It Works And Why It Matters


Nov 6, 2012 ... The Electoral College will dominate the airwaves and the headlines on Election Day Tuesday. But what exactly is the Electoral College?

Electoral College - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com


Find out more about the history of Electoral College, including videos, interesting ... group of Members of Congress chosen by lot, and by direct popular election.