Tag: presidential-election

128 Why were pre-election polls and forecast models inconsistent with the election of Donald Trump? 2016-11-09T10:32:55.367

124 Why don't Presidential debates disable the candidates' microphones while it's not their turn to speak? 2020-09-30T01:20:34.353

116 How did Trump's January 6 speech call for insurrection and violence? 2021-01-12T15:22:05.160

90 Is there a way to block an elected President from entering office? 2016-11-09T17:41:08.390

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

66 What significance could the information in Donald Trump's tax return have to his campaign? 2016-09-27T06:31:00.407

66 Why are U.S. territories not allowed to vote in U.S. presidential elections? 2018-10-21T07:32:51.863

59 Why are American elections and politics receiving so much coverage in Canadian and European media? 2020-08-14T06:00:30.857

59 What is the point in yard signs in presidential elections? 2020-10-08T01:12:32.160

55 Why do candidates not quit if they no longer have a realistic chance to win in the 2020 US presidents election 2019-07-14T10:30:37.190

52 Why would Putin even bother barring Navalny from participating? 2018-01-29T17:52:34.333

52 Why is it that an American in Timbuktu can vote for president but an American in San Juan cannot? 2020-07-19T04:07:15.280

48 Can an impeached President run for a second term? 2017-05-19T16:06:26.697

48 Did Hillary Clinton actually lose because supporters thought she would win in a landslide? 2020-10-25T21:24:14.747

47 What would Russia have to gain from interfering with the US presidential election? 2020-08-12T14:31:40.560

47 Who "spent four years refusing to accept the validity of the [2016] election"? 2020-11-11T15:13:27.117

46 What exactly is "collusion"? What is Robert Mueller expected to prove? 2017-10-31T15:06:42.793

45 Why aren't Republicans more focused on mobilizing a movement towards 'dethroning' Trump? 2018-12-04T16:34:29.657

45 What could Trump hope to gain from a *second* Georgia "recount"? 2020-11-23T09:55:05.480

44 Why did postal voting favour Joe Biden so much? 2021-01-11T16:33:56.160

43 Why do primaries contestants (usually) announce that they are "suspending" their campaign when they exit it? 2020-03-01T14:48:10.100

43 What are the fundamental reasons for indirect presidential vote in the US? 2020-11-06T10:16:28.117

42 Has Trump publicly stated during what period he believed the USA to be great? 2016-11-03T10:45:40.303

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

41 Trump was behind on November 5th. Why was he calling for vote counting to stop? 2020-11-05T09:33:39.783

39 What happens if the shutdown continues until election season? 2019-01-15T14:43:25.253

39 In what way would invoking martial law help Trump overturn the election? 2020-12-20T14:56:46.913

38 Can the current President of the United States block the transfer of their office to the next elected president? 2016-07-23T16:06:04.050

38 If Russia hacked the 2016 election, how or why can we proceed with inaugurating Trump? 2017-01-19T10:59:09.247

38 Is there precedent or are there procedures for a US president refusing to concede to an electoral defeat? 2019-05-03T12:58:23.150

38 What benefit is there to pulling out of the presidential race before Super Tuesday? 2020-03-03T09:02:45.510

37 Who must be present at the Presidential Inauguration? 2021-01-17T19:47:21.713

35 Is there objective proof that Jo Jorgensen stopped Trump winning, like a right-wing Ralph Nader? 2020-11-12T23:10:09.260

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

33 Were there any U.S. Presidents that were very unpopular when elected? 2016-11-02T13:27:01.250

32 Why did people still chant "Lock her up" at Trump rallies in 2019? 2019-07-08T05:02:25.927

31 Why is "Equal Pay for Equal Work" regulation controversial? 2016-11-01T14:07:34.847

31 Why is the minimum age to be U.S. president still fairly high at 35? 2020-02-07T09:22:23.957

31 Would a President get to fill a Supreme Court vacancy just after he lost an election in November/December? 2020-08-03T03:54:32.000

30 Why are candidates expected to win their home state? 2020-03-05T16:26:27.617

30 Georgia doing "hand recount" of 2020 Presidential Election Ballots. Why is "hand recount" better than "computer rescan"? 2020-11-11T18:42:25.923

30 Has Biden's campaign, or the Democratic Party, publicly voiced their opinion on granting some sort of immunity to Trump? 2020-11-16T21:50:05.963

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

29 Why did the Tunceli province, in the center of Turkey, vote so much against Erdo─čan in the presidential elections? 2018-06-26T09:45:32.633

29 When and how does the GSA ascertain the President-Elect? 2020-11-09T00:54:40.760

28 Is a former U.S. president in any way barred from becoming a cabinet member? 2016-09-14T11:14:12.273

28 Why did Bloomberg not run as a Republican? 2020-03-01T12:15:24.377

28 Why is the AP calling Virginia in favor of Biden even though he's behind on the vote count? 2020-11-04T00:48:22.887

26 What happens if a US Presidential Candidate drops out of the race after being nominated but before Election Day? 2016-10-13T03:30:23.940

26 What significance does the announcement that Marine Le Pen is momentarily stepping aside as the leader of France's "Front National" have? 2017-04-25T10:23:16.843

26 30+ years ago, why was there often a huge split between the presidential and house elections but not anymore? 2018-11-07T22:56:51.460

26 How can Michael Bloomberg become the Democratic nominee for President when he has not appeared on any primary ballot so far? 2020-02-13T14:53:26.830

25 What electoral mechanisms might prevent the rise of a demagogue? 2017-01-25T14:21:22.133

25 How quickly could a motion be passed to alter minimum age for POTUS? 2019-02-18T13:50:24.240

25 Why are states easily won by Bernie Sanders in 2016 not supporting him in 2020? 2020-03-04T15:42:47.280

25 Why do attack ads focus so much on Joe Biden's mental state but not Donald Trump's? 2020-09-15T00:52:41.420

25 What new data caused Biden to be declared winner by the news? 2020-11-07T17:54:19.130

24 Is it possible to call an Early Election in the US? 2018-03-19T11:52:14.470

24 Can Trump force Congress to delay the Nov. 3, 2020 general US elections? 2020-07-30T15:34:21.517

24 In the 538 Election Forecast, what is the difference between States that are: "the closest races" and "close to the tipping point"? 2020-08-17T21:00:18.830

23 What would happen if vote tallies were discovered to be changed? 2017-03-22T14:37:53.230

23 Given a 4-4 tie, how would the Supreme Court determine results for a contested election? 2020-09-25T19:41:39.280

22 What makes California a Democratic state? 2013-01-21T23:01:32.333

22 Has any US President-Elect ever failed to take office? 2016-10-20T11:58:54.667

22 Is current (November 2019) polling about Democrats lead over Trump trustworthy? 2019-11-05T16:30:49.827

22 If every legal challenge that Trump has mounted since the election succeeds, could he win the presidency? 2020-11-09T09:55:54.357

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

22 As of 2020-12-16, is there any legal way for Trump to win the election despite the electoral college vote? 2020-12-17T01:48:22.483

21 How do Republicans explain consistently losing the popular vote in presidential elections since 1992? 2020-08-24T13:01:22.117

21 Why don't Democrat or Republican partisans register and vote in swing states? 2020-11-07T21:23:58.460

21 Is it unusual for foreign leaders to congratulate US presidential candidates before their opponents have conceded? 2020-11-08T01:23:01.977

21 Did Trump vote illegally? 2020-12-16T20:06:52.937

20 Have pollsters examined the possibility of a "shy Tory factor" in the 2016 presidential election? 2016-10-29T22:43:04.840

20 Have there been any riots due to the 2020 US presidential election results? 2020-11-20T08:44:26.430

20 Is President-elect Biden the first to create an "Office of the President-Elect" set? 2020-12-31T16:48:47.580

20 If a US president is convicted for insurrection, does that also prevent his children from running for president? 2021-01-10T21:59:26.593

19 What is with the speech audience? 2016-11-07T19:12:21.517

19 What happens if President Trump has been found to be colluding with Russia? 2017-03-20T21:08:33.357

19 Why don't presidential candidates announce their running mates before achieving their party's nomination? 2020-03-09T09:16:59.690

19 What are the reasons for the date of Election Day? 2020-06-16T11:48:02.217

19 Is it still theoretically possible for Kanye West to become the US president in 2021? 2020-10-24T12:32:26.700

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 Why is Trump not firm on accepting the results of the 2016 Presidential election? 2016-10-20T12:36:31.890

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 How Are Moderators for US Presidential Debates Chosen? 2016-09-27T01:28:41.513

17 How would a recount help ascertain the results of the 2016 US Presidential election? 2016-11-25T04:56:14.980

17 How can EU/USA consider Russian presidential elections legitimate if non-Russian citizens in Crimea will be able to take part in them? 2017-12-26T12:03:23.017

17 Has a sitting US president ever expressed anything less than a full willingness to accept the results of an election? 2020-09-26T10:47:01.353

17 What events can occur in the electoral votes count that would overturn election results? 2021-01-05T14:15:47.540

16 Can the US call for a re-vote? 2016-06-25T05:01:50.703

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

16 What effect does the recent SCOTUS decision on faithless electors have on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact? 2020-07-07T01:21:31.470

15 In 2016, why did the GOP win the House popular vote while Clinton won the popular vote? 2018-10-29T08:28:00.127

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

15 What would be required for the US presidential election to be moved from Tuesday to Saturday? 2020-11-04T20:56:27.110