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The Berkeley Daily Planet
5 Things We’ve Learned About Republicans. Categoryvs. 206 Romney), 538’s Nate Silver observed that Romney would have had to win t
5 Things We’ve Learned About Republicans. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 7 hours ago
vs. 206 Romney), 538’s Nate Silver observed that Romney would have had to win the overall vote by 3 percent to carry the electoral college – instead Obama won by 3.8 percent. Going into the 2016 presidential election, it’s generally conceded... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
A manifesto to make America right againan unfair manner. Wasteful government programs should be our starting point. ■
A manifesto to make America right again
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 8 hours ago
an unfair manner. Wasteful government programs should be our starting point. ■ Consideration will be given to changing the Electoral College and primaries to make every vote count. ■ The federal government and every state government will make race... Read more
10h
SkyHi Daily News
Hamilton: The candidates: Can they “gentle their condition?”party held in reserve. That’s assuming the Queen does not end up in the Tower o
Hamilton: The candidates: Can they “gentle their condition?”
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
party held in reserve. That’s assuming the Queen does not end up in the Tower of Club Fed. After looking at the American Electoral College forecasts, General Westmoreland suggested the Republican candidates needed a lot more troops. Apparently,... Read more
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The Columbian
‘Veep’ is as messed up and hilarious as everSelina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is thrilled to learn that some votes in Neva
‘Veep’ is as messed up and hilarious as ever
The Columbian / Posted 11 hours ago
Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) is thrilled to learn that some votes in Nevada remain uncounted, perhaps breaking the Electoral College tie she ended up with at the end of the fourth season, when her run for president ended in a dead heat with... Read more
17h
Quartz
Can Donald Trump really win the White House?the nomination, Trump’s bid will be ultimately decided by America’s convoluted
Can Donald Trump really win the White House?
Quartz / Posted 17 hours ago
the nomination, Trump’s bid will be ultimately decided by America’s convoluted presidential voting system, known as the electoral college. Political forecaster Larry Sabato, director of the nonpartisan Center for Politics at the University of... Read more
19h
KING5 Seattle
Kasich visits Portland; new polls shows Trump leading the stateyou think you’re going to go to a convention, and you lose 15 straight polls to
Kasich visits Portland; new polls shows Trump leading the state
KING5 Seattle / Posted 19 hours ago
you think you’re going to go to a convention, and you lose 15 straight polls to Hillary Clinton, and you get crushed in the Electoral College, and we know if you the nominee, you’re going to lose the Senate; you’re going to lose the Supreme Court;... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Falsehood: “Voters are kept from political involvement by the rules”voting at the time, because you really aren’t quite voting for a candidate (I q
Falsehood: “Voters are kept from political involvement by the rules”
ScienceBlogs / Posted yesterday
voting at the time, because you really aren’t quite voting for a candidate (I quickly add that yes, this is true with the Electoral College as well, but generally we feel that we have an inalienable right to vote in the general election for all... Read more
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Op-Ed News
5 Things We've Learned About Republicansvs. 206 Romney), 538's Nate Silver observed that Romney would have had to win t
5 Things We've Learned About Republicans
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
vs. 206 Romney), 538's Nate Silver observed that Romney would have had to win the overall vote by 3 percent to carry the electoral college -- instead Obama won by 3.8 percent. Going into the 2016 presidential election, it's generally conceded... Read more
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The Hill
Stoddard: What's up with Kasich?to be required to win this year. He is a popular two-term governor in the secon
Stoddard: What's up with Kasich?
The Hill / Posted yesterday
to be required to win this year. He is a popular two-term governor in the second most important battleground state in the Electoral College. He has broader experience — as an executive, as a legislator and in business — than any one who ran for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anambra Govt Extends LG Caretaker Committee Chairmen's Tenureelongation of the tenure of the 30 transition caretaker committee chairmen in A
Anambra Govt Extends LG Caretaker Committee Chairmen's Tenure
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
elongation of the tenure of the 30 transition caretaker committee chairmen in Anambra State. The House of Assembly through electoral college, Tuesday, confirmed the re-appointment of former elected chairmen and members for another three... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
For Cruz Stressing Fiorina's Texas Ties Could be a Stretch - For Cruz Stressing Fiorina's Texas Ties Could be a Stretch by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune April 27 2016 When GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz announced Carly Fiorina as his woul...he and Fiorina would comprise the first presidential ticket boasting two Texans
For Cruz Stressing Fiorina's Texas Ties Could be a Stretch - For Cruz Stressing Fiorina's Texas Ties Could be a Stretch by Madlin Mekelburg The Texas Tribune April 27 2016 When GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz announced Carly Fiorina as his woul...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted yesterday
he and Fiorina would comprise the first presidential ticket boasting two Texans by birth or choice. The rules for the Electoral College say an elector cannot cast both of their ballots for candidates from the same state, although Crockett said... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Yes, South Africa, Donald Trump Can Winsee, for all that American talk about democracy, the person with the most votes
Yes, South Africa, Donald Trump Can Win
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
see, for all that American talk about democracy, the person with the most votes doesn’t win – it’s the person with the most electoral college votes which are dependent on winning states. So look at the map on the site a second. Trump Versus... Read more
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USA Today
Hugh Laurie: From 'House' to home on three new projectscouldn’t make up.” He's playing an urbane foil to Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s Presid
Hugh Laurie: From 'House' to home on three new projects
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
couldn’t make up.” He's playing an urbane foil to Julia Louis-Dreyfus’s President Selina Meyer, who finds herself in an Electoral College tie that could somehow result in her running mate James, whom she scathingly calls “that smug, Dick Van... Read more
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Daily Record
Does Trump-Clinton mean Clinton?numbers also don’t offer much promise for Trump. Polls consistently show Clinto
Does Trump-Clinton mean Clinton?
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
numbers also don’t offer much promise for Trump. Polls consistently show Clinton ahead, but the real trouble lies in the electoral college, where Clinton projects to be close to victory just by adding together states thought to be relatively... Read more
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examiner.com
Primary elections prove need for new Voting Rights Act protectionswas also chair of George W Bush’s reelection committee). Require the redistrict
Primary elections prove need for new Voting Rights Act protections
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
was also chair of George W Bush’s reelection committee). Require the redistricting commissions to be nonpartisan. If the electoral college is not eliminated altogether, each state should be required to divide up the electoral votes in proportion... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states | Videoa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states | Video
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states | Videoa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states | Video
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
Naples Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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Philly.com
Voting should not be a chore in this day and agea uniform Election Day for federal elections, especially for the presidency, so
Voting should not be a chore in this day and age
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
a uniform Election Day for federal elections, especially for the presidency, so all the votes could be counted before the Electoral College met. November was picked because legislators knew the harvest would be over by then. Tuesday was selected... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Democracy thwartedI�ve got to say after examining all this stuff about super-delegates, non-attac
Democracy thwarted
Rutland Herald / Posted 2 days ago
I�ve got to say after examining all this stuff about super-delegates, non-attached delegates and the Electoral College that this is not democracy in action. There should be no buffer between our voters and our elected officials. This is more of an... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Hey Democrats: Be Careful What You Wish Forbe just the opposite. If there is a Clinton-Trump contest, it will surely be t
Hey Democrats: Be Careful What You Wish For
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 days ago
be just the opposite. If there is a Clinton-Trump contest, it will surely be the nastiest and most negative presidential race in decades, and even centuries. Whatever the Electoral College map might show, that kind of election is Trump terr... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Yu '19: Scylla and Charybdis: The Case for Jill Stein and the Greenscandidate. If you live in a state that is strongly Democrat or strongly Republi
Yu '19: Scylla and Charybdis: The Case for Jill Stein and the Greens
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
candidate. If you live in a state that is strongly Democrat or strongly Republican, your vote is wasted because the electoral college system is winner-take-all. Clinton (or Sanders, I guess) will win Rhode Island even if 75,000 Democrats... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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USA Today
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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First Coast News
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
First Coast News / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak statesa contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of th
Primary takeaways: Clinton, Trump pick up steam in Amtrak states
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
a contested convention doesn't come to pass, at least the political nerds of the world can still harbor dreams of a 269-269 Electoral College tie? Perhaps we've been watching too much Veep.Cruz/Kasich alliance — too little, too late? Ted Cruz and... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Ignoring the party while voting for candidatesas an independent. In the three or four person race that results, it seems poss
Ignoring the party while voting for candidates
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
as an independent. In the three or four person race that results, it seems possible no single candidate acquires the 270 Electoral College votes needed to be president. The matter then goes to a vote within the House of Representatives, which is... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Get Ready For The Veepstakes, Everybody!by the fact that "less-populous states have very few electoral votes, thus maki
Get Ready For The Veepstakes, Everybody!
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
by the fact that "less-populous states have very few electoral votes, thus making them unlikely to flip the outcome in the Electoral College." Other than that, the home-state benefit is straight-up tugging at ghosts: "No matter the empirical... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Who says Donald Trump can't beat Hillary Clinton?averages, not individual surveys. And focus on the national polling numbers, no
Who says Donald Trump can't beat Hillary Clinton?
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
averages, not individual surveys. And focus on the national polling numbers, not the numbers for individual states and the Electoral College. Recent elections featured a relatively uniform swing across states. That is, if the Republican gained two... Read more
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The Hill
3 ways Hillary Clinton can capture the youth votehave taught us is that millennials, if courted, can provide the necessary enthu
3 ways Hillary Clinton can capture the youth vote
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
have taught us is that millennials, if courted, can provide the necessary enthusiasm to take a campaign over the top in the Electoral College. 1. Challenge the status quo of Washington politics and escape the "going along to get along" mentality.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Busoga Chief Dragged to Court Over Thronealso meant that prince Gologolo was no longer eligible to represent the county
Busoga Chief Dragged to Court Over Throne
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
also meant that prince Gologolo was no longer eligible to represent the county to the Chiefs' Royal Council, which is the Electoral College that elects a Kyabazinga and rules over Busoga Kingdom through such an elected Kyabazinga. "Your worship,... Read more
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Dominican Republic News
April 26, 2016will be allowed to be part of the vote counting process as it is against the la
April 26, 2016
Dominican Republic News / Posted 3 days ago
will be allowed to be part of the vote counting process as it is against the law for anyone who is not a member of an electoral college to be present. Castillo Seman said that of course the technical equipment needed to be checked to ensure... Read more
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