electoral vote


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electoral vote

n (US Pol) → Stimme ffür die Präsidentschaftswahl
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Senate, which gives the citizens of Wyoming three electoral votes, or one electoral vote per 200,000 people.
9 percent of the electoral vote was just the 44th-largest share out of the 54 presidential elections that have taken place since the inception of the modern system in 1804.
The latest case was that of Albert Gore in 2000; he lost the electoral vote but won the popular vote by a huge margin.
Yes, and the electoral vote determines who will be president.
Ross Perot, who ran as an independent, received 19 percent of the overall vote in 1992 but did not win a single electoral vote.
7%, but his margin in the tipping point state of Colorado, which Mitt Romney would have needed to win in order to reach the 270 electoral vote threshold, was a larger 3.
Bush won the presidency with an electoral vote majority while Democrat Al Gore had a narrow lead in the nationwide popular vote.
This report describes the steps in the process and precedents set in prior presidential elections governing the actions of the House and Senate in certifying the electoral vote and in responding to challenges of the validity of one or more electoral votes from one or more states.
Technically, the President is elected not by the popular vote (the total number of individual votes nationwide), but by the electoral vote.
The clear consistent link in every election is between the average electoral vote per state and the candidate with the lowest rate benefitting from the Effect, even if it made no difference on the outcome.
Maine and Nebraska use a "district-based" system whereby candidates who win within the boundaries of each congressional district win the electoral vote for that district and the person winning statewide gets two additional electoral votes.
The harsh fact is that the winner-take-all system of casting each state's electoral vote for president effectively disenfranchises every voter in the state who supports the losing candidate.