electoral vote


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electoral vote

n (US Pol) → Stimme ffür die Präsidentschaftswahl
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Falleix is now canvassing the electoral vote. Don't you perceive that you have Lupeaulx completely in your power until after the election?--for Falleix's friends are a large majority.
I will use [E.sub.i] as the measure of a state's electoral vote influence.
They do get larger electoral vote totals, and I believe the electoral voting should change to show that the winner of that state didn't get all the votes.
But it's possible that one wins the popular vote but loses the electoral vote. The latest case was that of Albert Gore in 2000; he lost the electoral vote but won the popular vote by a huge margin.
Can one candidate win the popular vote and another win the electoral vote?
That means that third-party candidates generally have to be wealthy people who can fund their own campaigns and satisfy expensive requirements to get on the ballot in all 50 states.) While many third-party and independent candidates have run for elections in the past, few have received enough public recognition and even fewer have received states' electoral votes. Ross Perot, who ran as an independent, received 19 percent of the overall vote in 1992 but did not win a single electoral vote.
If one assumes a uniform swing in the popular vote across all states, Barack Obama would still have been elected in both 2008 and 2012, even if he had lost nationally by more than a million votes--for example, Obama's 2012 national margin was 3.7%, 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 3.4% (National Archives and Record Administration 2013).
Bush won the presidency with an electoral vote majority while Democrat Al Gore had a narrow lead in the nationwide popular vote.
Both chambers met and voted separately to reject the objection, so when the joint session resumed, the challenged electoral vote was counted as cast.
We estimate the probability that your vote is decisive, if your state's electoral votes are necessary, by working with the subset of the 10,000 simulations for which the electoral vote margin based on all the other states is less than or equal to E.
Technically, the President is elected not by the popular vote (the total number of individual votes nationwide), but by the electoral vote. In the Electoral College system written into the Constitution by the Framers, each state has the same number of electoral votes as it has Senators and Representatives in Congress.
Peculiar combinations of circumstances in each of the three elections tipped the outcome in favor of candidates who, without the bonus votes of the Connecticut Effect, otherwise would have lost the electoral vote and thus the election.