United States Electoral College
Institution that officially elects both the President and Vice President of the United States
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AP Debrief: How Biden won WisconsinJulie Pace, AP Washington Bureau Chief, explains how Joe Biden won the key battleground state of Wisconsin and what that means for the path to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White..
What is the Electoral College and How Does it Work?It’s the Electoral College, not the national popular vote, that determines who wins the presidency.
The Electoral College robs American voters of their voice at bestThe Electoral College is an old constitutional provision that is outdated, robs Americans of the vote and causes a potential nightmare for elections.
Hillary Clinton joins Electoral College 4 years after it cost her the presidency: 'Pretty sure I'll get to vote for Joe'Hillary Clinton, the former Secretary of State and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, is one of 29 Democratic electors for New York state in 2020.
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Trump's Electoral College hopes hinge on suburbsThe campaign to re-elect US President Donald Trump is targeting suburban voters in key battleground states where the Republican party lost support during the midterm elections two years ago. (September..
Battleground Tracker: Biden solidifies Dem support ahead of conventionBiden is ahead in CBS News' current estimate of the Electoral College, leading Trump in states worth 279 electoral votes, with 270 needed to win.
Does President Trump care about winning the popular vote?President Trump won the Electoral College in 2016 despite getting 3 million fewer votes than Hillary Clinton. In his latest column for The New York Times, CBS News political analyst Jamelle Bouie..
Michigan Threatens to Slip From Trump as He Goes Quiet on AirwavesThe president has started spending more money on ads in much smaller Electoral College prizes like Iowa and Nevada, and in recent days his campaign stopped buying ads in Michigan entirely.
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Supreme Court: States can bind electors' votesLess than four months before the 2020 presidential election, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that states can require presidential electors to back their states' popular vote winner in the Electoral..
States May Curb ‘Faithless Electors,’ Supreme Court RulesThe court said states may require members of the Electoral College to vote for the presidential candidates they had promised to support.
Can Biden Expand the Map?There are signs that Joe Biden’s campaign is exploring more paths to victory in the Electoral College than recent Democratic nominees.
Supreme Court Seems Ready to Curb ‘Faithless Electors’Fearing chaos, several justices said states may require members of the Electoral College to vote for the presidential candidates they had promised to support.
Supreme Court will hear case that could decide future presidential electionsMust the 538 members of the Electoral College vote for their states' winning candidates, or can they exercise independent judgment?
Does Trump administration plan to change how Congress is divvied up?For more than 200 years, the U.S. has apportioned congressional seats and Electoral College votes based on population. This includes unauthorized immigrants and noncitizens. But, President Trump could..
The Electoral College isn't set in stone. Texas, Wisconsin could be next to switch sides.Even the safest Republican and Democratic states can change. We've seen dramatic reversals from California to West Virginia over the past 30 years.
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