Electoral College

An electoral college is a set of electors who are selected to elect a candidate to a particular office. Often these represent different organizations, political parties, or entities, with each organization, political party or entity represented by a particular number of electors or with votes weighted in a particular way.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electoral_college

The difference between good and bad state polls, explained

Trump won a majority of the vote there in 2016, beating Hillary Clinton by 5 percentage points —...

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POLITICO predicts the 2020 election

The 2020 forecast comes after a successful 2018: Of 435 House races, POLITICO only rated 22 as “toss-ups” and missed just three contests in which we...

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David Avella: Democrats want to scrap the Electoral College. So why don't they ditch primaries, too?

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OPINION: Removing Electoral College is improbable, not worth pursuing

Removing the Electoral College could be a step in the right direction for American democracy. In...

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Here's the plan to subvert the Electoral College without amending the Constitution

If you think the Electoral College should be scrapped because it sometimes results in getting a...

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Young voters hate Trump - but could they also save his candidacy?

Most of them want to trash the Electoral College and have no problem with wiping out the entire...

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The Electoral College’s Racist Origins

Among the Electoral College’s supporters, the favorite rationalization is that without the advantage, politicians might disregard a large swath of the...

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Opinion | Electoral College Speculation Is Hazardous

When Sen. Bernie Sanders and Mrs. Clinton were battling it out in Democratic primaries, would an assessment of possible 2016 Electoral College votes...

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Joe Kennedy III wants to abolish the Electoral College

U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III is ramping up his push to abolish the Electoral College — aligning...

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Killing Electoral College would invite Trump, future presidents to rig their reelections

Democrats don't trust Trump. So why would they want to give him and future presidents more power...

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Reminder: National Presidential Polls Are Useless

On the Democratic side, Joe Biden, unsurprisingly, does better than either Bernie Sanders or Elizabeth Warren against Trump. Former candidate Hillary...

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Letter: Media falls into the Electoral College trap

Actually, all three did at least two percentage points better with voters than did Donald Trump. Romney's better performance with voters is even more...

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Hillary Clinton urges Dems to ‘close ranks’ around candidate who can win Electoral College

Hillary Clinton says it’s time for Democrats to “close ranks” on a 2020 presidential hopeful who can...

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Varney: Someone tell coastal elites ‘fly-over’ country is heart of Electoral College

President Trump this week traveled around the country to multiple events, including the Alabama/LSU...

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Ten Reasons Why Impeachment Is Illegitimate

There are at least ten reasons why the Democratic impeachment “inquiry” is a euphemism for an ongoing coup attempt. Usually the serial futile attempts to...

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Joe Biden Will Win Electoral College By More Than Donald Trump Beat Hillary Clinton in 2016, Per...

A new 'New York Times' poll shows Joe Biden leading in enough 'swing states' to take a comfortable ...

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How Is Dumping The Electoral College A Big Winner For The Small States?

Dumping America’s 230-year-old Electoral College system has become accepted liberal orthodoxy and appears wildly popular among Democrats. Last week a committee ...

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Is the “Faithless Elector” Coming to the Supreme Court? – Reason.com

Electoral College |The Volokh Conspiracy | 11.7.2019 1:40 PM A cert petition (available here) has been filed with the Supreme Court in the latest case involving ...

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Frank Dobson: Blair’s health secretary who was humiliated by Ken Livingstone in the first London...

Though best remembered for his humiliating defeat at the hands of Ken Livingstone in the first...

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Opinion | Electoral College Issue Rises As Real Federalism Declines

Ironically, it is the decline of federalism that has made the Electoral College such an issue in...

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