Tag: electoral-college

71 What is the most someone can lose the popular vote by but still win the electoral college? 2016-11-09T14:39:37.597

59 Does the Electoral College system really favor low population areas? 2017-12-06T23:04:43.547

41 Who would become the US President if a fictional character like Cthulhu is elected? 2019-01-30T16:27:02.183

34 Can a president win the electoral college and lose the popular vote 2016-11-09T11:36:10.343

33 In the Electoral College, why can electors vote in contrast to their pledge ('faithless')? 2012-12-05T03:01:10.197

29 Who would have won the 2016 presidency if all states' electors were allocated proportionally? 2016-11-11T18:32:15.783

23 Which US states give proportional Presidential electoral college votes to candidates? 2013-01-04T00:05:57.540

22 Why were there only 531 electoral votes in the US Presidential Election 2016? 2020-11-26T14:36:53.137

19 How many people would it take for California to run the country? 2017-01-24T11:00:36.960

19 Do Presidential Campaigns often visit non-competitive states in the days right before the election? 2020-10-30T14:00:54.663

19 How exactly was the Texas v. Pennsylvania lawsuit supposed to reverse the 2020 presidential election? 2020-12-11T21:48:57.287

18 How can Trump be President-Elect before the Electoral College vote? 2016-11-10T14:36:08.773

18 Did the candidacy of Ross Perot swing the 1992 presidential election? 2016-12-19T15:29:31.047

18 How do electoral college votes work with Indian reservations? 2020-10-07T11:27:51.647

18 What is the Legal Process if Electoral Certificates are Damaged? 2021-01-31T09:43:46.813

17 What happens if the Vice-President were to die before presiding over the official electoral college vote count? 2021-01-05T10:34:32.950

16 Is the result of the general election final on 8th of Nov, 2016? 2016-11-08T09:48:57.597

15 What would be needed for the U.S. to abolish or reform the electoral college? 2016-11-15T18:51:34.860

15 What if there is no Presidential winner on Jan 20? 2020-10-19T20:21:39.923

14 How can the US electoral college vote be so different to the popular vote? 2016-11-10T10:15:12.723

14 What happens if US presidential electors die or are otherwise incapacitated between being elected and casting their own votes? 2020-10-02T12:21:39.643

14 Must the Vice President preside over the counting of the Electoral College votes? 2020-12-18T04:06:11.837

14 Why continue counting/certifying electors after one candidate has secured a majority? 2021-01-08T03:15:52.323

13 Can faithless electors be grounds for impeachment? 2016-11-10T13:23:03.943

13 Why don't the Democrats use the national popular vote for their presidential primaries? 2020-02-22T17:01:58.627

13 Is it possible for someone to win the presidency due to faithless electors? 2020-11-21T21:10:26.680

12 Are state laws restricting electors' votes constitutional? 2012-12-21T10:01:24.713

12 What would happen if the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact was ratified between a presidential election and when the electoral college votes? 2020-11-04T10:29:41.787

12 What procedures are in place to stop a U.S. Vice President from ignoring electors? 2020-12-29T00:17:43.257

12 Why does the 2021 resolution to abolish the electoral college explicitly allow voting for a candidate of one's own state? 2021-01-13T06:10:30.533

11 Could faithless electors really change the USA president? 2016-11-03T11:54:32.050

11 What is the maximum count of faithless electors Clinton can possibly get in 2016? 2016-11-11T01:26:32.230

11 If Congress discards a state's electoral votes, does it change the number needed for a majority? 2019-06-15T18:09:09.567

11 What does the December 8th deadline mean for the certification of the results of the Electoral College? 2020-11-12T16:54:57.543

10 When will the votes of the electoral college become public (knowledge)? 2016-12-15T06:52:07.473

10 Do Virginia Democrats support the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact? 2019-11-06T16:12:33.303

9 Why was the Electoral College the system selected by the founding fathers? 2012-12-06T00:15:49.963

9 Would Third Party Candidates in the United States fare better under a proportional representation split of electoral votes? 2013-01-07T15:24:09.413

9 Ballot rounds U.S. electoral College 2016-04-04T14:15:17.027

9 Does the Electoral College majority requirement play a role in keeping the US in a two party system? 2016-08-03T18:11:06.197

9 What happens in the event of a tie for a 12th amendment House vote? 2016-10-17T18:12:18.800

9 How are Electoral College electors chosen for write-in votes for President? 2016-10-25T18:36:29.057

9 Electors: Are Their Identities Public Information? 2016-11-11T14:24:45.730

9 Why Would the President-elect have a Transition Visit before December 19? 2016-11-11T15:10:04.920

9 A small set of questions on objections to the Electoral College vote by members of Congress 2016-11-19T13:24:17.053

9 In the event of a Presidential candidate's death after the printing of ballots, would the Electors of certain states be able to vote at all? 2020-10-04T11:28:46.750

9 Why is the possibility of state legislatures invalidating the popular vote being discussed? 2020-11-09T05:28:43.130

9 How might Trump still win the electoral college? 2020-11-27T23:48:01.910

9 Can Congress reject presidential electoral votes? What majority is required and can the decision be reverted? 2020-12-15T17:31:09.013

8 Why are California Republicans against the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact? 2014-02-11T20:26:04.293

8 What are the advantages of the US electoral college for presidential elections over a direct vote? 2015-12-03T10:46:37.847

8 Why are they called faithless electors? 2016-11-03T15:50:10.630

8 How does a person go about becoming a member of the Electoral College? 2019-07-23T11:56:07.450

8 Does National Popular Vote Interstate Compact make allowances for states to leave after joining? 2020-07-07T15:06:10.117

8 Is an arrangement like the US Electoral College that unusual? In the sense of intentionally granting extra representation to smaller groups of voters? 2020-08-24T22:56:56.670

8 What is the specific mechanism of voting done by the electoral college? 2020-11-09T16:35:55.033

8 Certification of presidential election results in battleground states 2020-11-12T18:08:35.160

8 What happens if the GSA refuses to recognize Biden even after the Electoral College vote? 2020-11-19T01:52:51.910

7 Does the electoral vote count ever get reallocated between states? 2016-11-09T18:45:44.290

7 Where did the Clinton presidential campaign overemphasise and neglect in 2016? 2020-11-01T02:20:27.293

6 Would offering to pay the fine for a faithless elector be bribery? 2016-11-11T12:03:43.967

6 What effect would the Wyoming Rule, if in place, have had on the elections since the year 2000? 2016-11-11T20:11:23.533

6 Why are electoral college votes not secret? 2016-12-19T05:13:11.583

6 Number of winning coalitions of state in the electoral college 2017-02-03T02:40:35.343

6 What happens if the state delegations tie on a presidential vote? 2019-02-03T17:24:02.770

6 Does the NPVIC only take effect once enough states sign for it to have legal force? 2020-01-15T19:54:24.097

6 Was the Democratic vote less efficient in 2018 than in 2016? 2020-06-12T11:03:21.410

6 If a state's popular vote is tied, who gets the Electoral votes? 2020-10-02T15:24:17.153

6 Where does the US Electoral College physically meet? 2020-10-22T01:55:23.703

6 What penalties if any can be imposed on faithless electors specifically from Arizona, Nevada, Michigan, and Wisconsin? 2020-11-05T15:48:57.977

6 Can the US President veto Congress' decisions to reject electoral votes for the presidency? 2021-01-04T11:33:37.433

5 Why does the US need real electors and doesn't just use virtual electors? 2016-11-09T06:35:09.080

5 Can states amend their constitutions to pre-determine future elections? 2016-11-10T21:44:54.273

5 What happens if any of Jill Stein's recounts find evidence of major issues and it's impossible to say who won a state? 2016-11-27T06:11:42.577

5 If the US Presidential Election was based on popular votes, what strategies would be most effective to win? 2017-01-25T16:35:07.693

5 Could an American presidential election be overturned by state legislatures? 2020-02-12T12:01:55.833

5 What happens if not all the votes are counted by the Electoral College's meeting? 2020-07-18T16:28:11.100

5 When was the last time the US electoral college chose a president other than the person recognized as winner at election time? 2020-09-26T03:36:09.327

5 Has any US state legislature ever disregarded the outcome of a presidential election in that state to appoint all electors of a losing party? 2020-10-11T18:19:55.463

5 Can Trump use lawsuits to stop the electoral college from voting in order to use the House to install him as President? 2020-11-11T23:12:17.090

5 If the Electoral Count Act is repealed, would Pence have the power to throw out states' results? 2020-12-30T22:14:54.517

5 Does anything prevent US state legislatures from directly selecting electors overriding the popular vote in their state? 2021-01-28T20:40:04.360

4 What are some of the "true" swing states in the U.S 2016 election cycle? 2016-10-20T23:46:51.333

4 Could Hillary Clinton become Donald Trump's Vice President? 2016-11-10T08:11:50.787

4 Are all popular votes counted even when one candidate has an insurmountable lead? 2016-11-10T12:48:20.513

4 What's the reason not all US states have proportional electoral college vote? 2016-11-11T00:24:00.517

4 Are the death threats against Trump electors unprecedented in America? 2016-11-22T13:21:38.430

4 How does the electoral college give smaller states more of a voice? 2019-01-14T06:47:14.783

4 What would the process look like for adopting Ranked Choice (in particular, instant-runoff) Voting in the US? 2019-03-22T04:50:38.443

4 How could a third party candidate with electoral votes decide the choice of president? 2019-09-26T00:07:45.223

4 Does the electoral college (or a similar system) apply to US governor elections? 2019-11-06T01:41:15.947

4 What if the Electoral College ties and no candidate gets a majority in the House or Senate? 2020-07-30T18:25:23.610

4 Can state legislatures decide to appoint a different set of delegates to those determined by the vote? 2020-11-05T21:04:44.547

4 When the US president is declared after winning enough states for 270 electoral votes, have they definitely won? 2020-11-08T01:16:40.123

4 How do these different methods of measuring the closeness of an election compare to each other? 2020-11-08T19:09:11.740

4 Argument for why the electoral clause was not violated by balloting changes related to Covid-19 2021-02-11T17:06:53.023

3 Isn't the Electoral Vote made so unqualified or "Charismatic Tyrants" can not become president? 2016-11-09T22:37:40.573

3 Is there any law against bribing an elector? 2016-11-11T00:08:01.117

3 Can faulty election results unseat a sitting US President? 2017-06-07T21:24:52.687