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Jan 05 2021
Why GOP is splitting over Electoral College results
Congress is heading for a showdown not seen in more than a century on Wednesday, as dozens of Republican lawmakers, under pressure from their constituents and their president, plan to object to the counting of Electoral College votes from up to six battleground states. GOP Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, who is spearheading the House objections, said that he knew of at least 50 members of CongressChristian Science Monitor
Jan 04 2021
Kelly Loeffler will Object to Certifying Electoral College Results
Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) will object to the presidential election results in at least one state when Congress convenes to certify the Electoral College in favor of President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday.
“Elections are the bedrock of our democracy and the American people deserve to be 100% confident in our election systems and its outcomes. But right now, tens of millions of AmericansBreitbart News
Dec 18 2020
Electoral College: Reform it, replace it or keep it?
The members of the Electoral College on Monday cast their votes to affirm Joe Biden’s win in the 2020 presidential election, delivering a decisive blow to President Trump’s attempt to overturn the result. Despite the tally ending in their favor, some Democrats used the occasion to revive calls to abolish the Electoral College and replace it with a national popular vote.
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Dec 16 2020
Wisconsin Was the Electoral College Tipping-Point State, Again
The Electoral College formally convened in the 50 states and the District of Columbia on Monday and elected Joe Biden to be the next president of the United States by a vote of 306 to 232.
Biden beat President Trump by 4.3 percentage points in the national popular vote, but if you want to understand how close the election really was, you need to look at the states that put him over theNational Review
Dec 14 2020
Electoral College Vote Officially Affirms Biden’s Victory
It began at 10 a.m. in New Hampshire, where electors met in a statehouse chamber festooned with holiday decorations and gave their four votes to Joseph R. Biden Jr. By noon on Monday, the battleground states of Arizona, Georgia and Pennsylvania, ground zero for many of President Trump’s fruitless lawsuits, had backed Mr. Biden too. In New York, Bill and Hillary Clinton voted for Mr. BidenNew York Times (News)
Nov 29 2016
Make the Electoral College great again: let “conscientious electors” do their jobs
There has been a tremendous amount of attention in recent days on the Electoral College, whose members will meet in all 50 states to choose the next president on December 19. There are large-scale movements afoot, such as a Change.org petition, with 4.5 million people encouraging electors to vote for Hillary Clinton, the popular-vote winner, and another arguing that electors should select a “Vox
Dec 20 2016
Electoral College Makes It Official For Donald Trump, Despite Attempts By ‘Faithless Electors’
Despite their votes, Trump will be the biggest popular vote loser in raw numbers ever to reach the White House.HuffPost
Dec 20 2016
Electoral College sees record-breaking defections
The seven so-called “faithless” votes cast by members of the Electoral College on Monday may go down as a noisy footnote to an otherwise chaotic 2016 election. But they also represent a historic breach between electors and the candidates they were expected to vote for.Politico
Dec 19 2016
Why the Electoral College is the absolute worst, explained
Hillary Clinton won more votes than Donald Trump in last month’s presidential election. But due to the magic of the Electoral College, Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States.Vox
Nov 19 2016
Ignore the Mob—Long Live the Electoral College
This week, anti-Trump protesters hit the streets in big cities around the country, chanting "This is what democracy looks like!" Yes. That's the problem.
For many Democrats, the greatest political system is the one that instills their party with the most power. Now that it looks like Hillary Clinton will "win" the fictional popular vote over Donald Trump, people—not just young peopleReason