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United states electoral College

United states electoral College

Did you know that voters in the United States don t vote for the president? People actually vote for a group of electors when they go to the polls on Election Day. These electors have pledged to support a party s nominee for president. In many states…

North Dakota electoral votes

North Dakota electoral votes

ELECTORAL VOTES 2016 ELECTION guage Safe Republican 2010 Census Reapportionment: As has been the case since 1972, North Dakota will remain at 3 electoral votes through the 2020 presidential election. North Dakota joined the Union in November 1889, one…

Presidential electoral votes

Presidential electoral votes

A Michigan lawmaker has proposed a bill that would split the state’s electoral votes in presidential elections instead of awarding them all to a single candidate. “Michigan is a flyover state for presidential elections, ” Rep. Pete Lund (R), the bill’s…

States electoral College votes

States electoral College votes

New York this week became the 10th state (plus D.C.) to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. The compact represents a clever workaround to the Electoral College. By signing on, states agree they will award their electoral votes to the winner…

Ohio electoral votes

Ohio electoral votes

While everyone seems to agree about the centrality of Ohio to Romney s chances, we though we would bring a bit of cold, hard math to bear on the conversation - arithmetic that proves beyond a shadow of a doubt why Ohio is an absolute must-have for the…

Number of electoral votes to win

Number of electoral votes to win

The Pennsylvania state capitol building. (Flickr/Paul Vasiliades) Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus has been blunt about his determination to rig the Electoral College. So it should come as no surprise that, even after his partisan…

Electoral votes in Florida

Electoral votes in Florida

ELECTORAL VOTES 29 2016 ELECTION guage Toss Up 2010 Census Reapportionment: Florida gained two electoral votes, giving it 29 through the 2020 presidential election. This makes it the only state, other than Texas, to gain more than one. Florida has gained…

Electoral votes to win

Electoral votes to win

GOP virtually guaranteed to hold edge in event of deadlocked Electoral College Kyle Kondik, Managing Editor, Sabato s Crystal Ball Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, elected to a third term earlier this month, often notes that the…

California electoral votes

California electoral votes

But, even if it never happens, the proposal creates any number of fascinating scenarios to examine for political junkies. And, no, we can t resist. Let s start with the basics. The number of U.S. Senators would jump to 12 - as each of the five new states…