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Institution that officially elects both the President and Vice President of the United States

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United States Electoral College: Institution that officially elects both the President and Vice President of the United States
The United States Electoral College is the group of presidential electors required by the Constitution to form every four years for the sole purpose of electing the president and vice president. Each state appoints electors according to its legislature, equal in number to its congressional delegation but federal office holders cannot be electors. Of the current 538 electors, an absolute majority of 270 or more electoral votes is required to elect the president and vice president. If no candidate achieves an absolute majority there, a contingent election is held by the U.S. Congress to elect the president and vice president.

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68% of Republicans concerned election was ‘rigged’ [Video]

68% of Republicans concerned election was ‘rigged’

[NFA] Sixty-eight percent of Republicans said they were concerned that the election was "rigged," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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