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270 electoral votes

270 electoral votes

A recent conversation with a veteran of GOP presidential campaigns raised this question: Which, if any, of the recent battleground states are likely to become more Republican by 2016? The consensus: very few. That reality highlights one problem Republicans…

US states electoral votes

US states electoral votes

The lopsided re-election of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has ignited talk about Christie’s 2016 presidential prospects. In his victory speech, Christie, eyes straight at the camera, invited the rest of the country to see what a Republican could achieve…

Voting electorate

Voting electorate

The Unprecedented Growth of the Rising American Electorate According to the latest Census data, the Rising American Electorate or RAE (unmarried women, African Americans, Latinos, other people of color and millennials) is overwhelmingly responsible for…

Texas electoral votes

Texas electoral votes

Agreement among states would shift emphasis to popular, not electoral, votes For the Express-News The Electoral College is constitutional but dilutes the impact of the popular vote and creates the potential for nightmare scenarios in which a candidate…

Virginia electoral votes

Virginia electoral votes

APVirginia s Republican-controlled Legislature is moving to drastically change the way in which the state s Electoral College votes are allocated. According to the Associated Press, a State Senate subcommittee voted to recommend a bill from state Sen…

New Hampshire electoral votes

New Hampshire electoral votes

Senate Candidate Party Votes Pct. Winner: Jeanne ShaheenJeanne Shaheen Dem. 358, 947 51.7% John E. Sununu Rep. 314, 412 45.3 Incumbent Ken Blevens Lib 21, 240 3.1 100% reportingGovernor Governor Pct. Winner: John LynchJohn Lynch Dem. 477, 254 69.8% Joe…

South Carolina electoral votes

South Carolina electoral votes

ELECTORAL VOTES 2016 ELECTION guage Safe Republican 2010 Census Reapportionment: South Carolina gained one electoral vote, giving it 9 through the 2020 presidential election. This is the first change since 1932, when it dropped from 9 to 8. South Carolina…

Electoral College

Electoral College

As broken as the American political system is, things could be a lot worse. It is obvious the partisan divide has become a chasm, wide and growing wider. As the base within each party demands a more ideologically orthodox approach to policymaking it becomes…

States electoral votes map

States electoral votes map

A nominee needs a majority of the electoral votes to win the presidency. You ll notice, on election night, that the TV commentators keep track of the states each nominee wins. They add up the number of electoral votes that each state win represents. The…

Electoral votes by state map

Electoral votes by state map

There are many reasons to dislike the Electoral College: It gives a handful of states the lion’s share of campaign attention; it allows a candidate with fewer votes to win; it depresses voter turnout in “safe” states; and it’s plain confusing. Now add…

Florida electoral votes

Florida electoral votes

In the last couple of years, several top Republicans rallied behind a plan to rig the Electoral College by ensuring that many of the electoral votes that went to President Obama in the last two elections would instead be awarded to the Republican candidate…

2012 electoral College map

2012 electoral College map

In the 2008 presidential election, Barack Obama won the important Latino battleground states of Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado and Florida on his way to winning 365 total electoral college votes. The 46 electors in those four key states back in 2008 were…