Electoral College

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The Morning Call
Albert R. Hunt: Democrats worry as Hillary Clinton's book rollout loomsof President George W. Bush for almost two years even though he, like Clinton,
The Morning Call / Posted 4 hours ago
of President George W. Bush for almost two years even though he, like Clinton, won the popular vote while losing in the Electoral College. (Gore lost when the Supreme Court stopped a vote recount in Florida.) Gore went on to start a new career,... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Colorado's 'faithless electors' seek damages in new federal lawsuitfederal lawsuit against Secretary of State Wayne Williams, saying that threats
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
federal lawsuit against Secretary of State Wayne Williams, saying that threats he made leading up to last year's dramatic Electoral College vote violated their constitutional rights. The lawsuit was announced Tuesday by Equal Citizens, an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eastern Cape Co-Operative Governance and Traditional Affairs On Establishment of Local Houses of Traditional LeadersCouncils will convene Imbizo meetings in their areas of jurisdiction to elect o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Councils will convene Imbizo meetings in their areas of jurisdiction to elect or select three (3) people to serve on the Electoral College for the District and Metropolitan municipality concerned. "All meetings must be held on the same day... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Cooper: President for all or just supremacists?(his words) among those protesting with neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, and those
Santa Maria Times / Posted 12 hours ago
(his words) among those protesting with neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, and those that opposed this event as an affront to America's foundations is the same Donald Trump millions of people supported and the electoral college put in the Whit... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
James Bryan FawcettCommittee, and active in the Republican Club. In the fall of 1988 he was honore
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 12 hours ago
Committee, and active in the Republican Club. In the fall of 1988 he was honored to represent Ohio as a member of the Electoral College when, under the direction of then Secretary of State Sherrod Brown, the group met in the Ohio Statehouse... Read more
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New York Magazine
Trump Democrats Are Rare — But Electorally Importantno major problem at the presidential level. They’ve won the popular vote in six
New York Magazine / Posted 14 hours ago
no major problem at the presidential level. They’ve won the popular vote in six of the last seven elections, and lost the Electoral College in two of those by freakishly tight margins. Team Blue’s crisis is in the states, and there’s no way out of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Process Underway for Local Houses of Traditional Leaderscouncils will convene Imbizo meetings in their areas of jurisdiction to elect o
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
councils will convene Imbizo meetings in their areas of jurisdiction to elect or select three people to serve on the Electoral College for the District and Metropolitan municipality concerned. "All meetings must be held on the same day... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Paul Craig Roberts On Charlottesville: "Identity Politics Always Leads To Violence, Americans Won't Be Spared"First.” In other words, “America first” according to NPR is code language to w
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
First.” In other words, “America first” according to NPR is code language to white supremacists to take advantage of the electoral college and elect a leader over the popular vote of the heavy population densities in the narrow geographical areas... Read more
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asianage
How not to travel anywherethe majority.” Moore’s optimism flows from the actual headcount, which gave the
asianage / Posted yesterday
the majority.” Moore’s optimism flows from the actual headcount, which gave the Democrats a majority of the votes while the electoral college robbed them of victory — a message for the needlessly disheartened on how to bring down a Nixon. Ghalib... Read more
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Zero Hedge
After 100 Months Of Buying-The-Dip - Stockman Warns Of "Peak Crazy"treated with a 15% market bump. And that was on the back of a 42-28 million vot
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
treated with a 15% market bump. And that was on the back of a 42-28 million vote landslide and running the tables on the electoral college with 504 votes. Nixon appeared to be especially invincible in January 1973 because he had spent 27 years... Read more
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Op-Ed News
CharlottesvilleFirst." In other words, "America first" according to NPR is code language to w
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
First." In other words, "America first" according to NPR is code language to white supremacists to take advantage of the electoral college and elect a leader over the popular vote of the heavy population densities in the narrow geographical areas... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Eclipse mania not impressingUnited States and won't upset those primitives who think the sun is being devou
The Alliance Review / Posted 2 days ago
United States and won't upset those primitives who think the sun is being devoured by a giant armadillo, instead of "the Electoral College and stuff." Aren't you glad we Americans don't have those superstitions? ("Looking forward to the festival,... Read more
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DW
Charlottesville violence reflects Trump America |The people who think up his sound bites know better than to challenge the racis
DW / Posted 3 days ago
The people who think up his sound bites know better than to challenge the racist right that put Trump over the top in the Electoral College. And that emboldens the stupid. Trump has indeed made America hate again. "If a nation expects to be... Read more
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The Hill
How the New South became a swing regionregion's growing metropolitan hubs. Republicans are worried that their growing
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
region's growing metropolitan hubs. Republicans are worried that their growing deficits in major cities will expand the electoral college battlefield. This is the seventeenth story in The Hill's Changing America series, in which we examine the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Kagame Won 99 Percentunprecedented majority. This same happened in the U.S. election of 1984. That
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
unprecedented majority. This same happened in the U.S. election of 1984. That nation's presidential elections are based on electoral colleges. In that election, incumbent president Ronald Reagan got 525 Electoral College votes against his... Read more
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Salon.com
Our festering American rage: Why “it doesn’t matter if Trump lies”like this. That’s really bleak. What about some of the reforms that people hav
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
like this. That’s really bleak. What about some of the reforms that people have suggested post-2016, like abolishing the Electoral College? Why are we still so reliant on a two-party system when we don’t really only have two parties? What about... Read more
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Salon.com
Michael Moore, Donald Trump and their joint campaign against realityadministration. Steinem assured him, apropos of nothing, that the Equal Rights
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
administration. Steinem assured him, apropos of nothing, that the Equal Rights Amendment would make a comeback and the Electoral College would be abolished — a pair of constitutional amendments that no living American adult, at least in this... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Michael Moore Debuts One-Man Broadway Play With Gloria Steinem Chatjoined Moore onstage for a candid conversation about someday getting the Equal
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
joined Moore onstage for a candid conversation about someday getting the Equal Rights Amendment passed, abolishing the electoral college and generally staying vigilant in the Trump era. “I don't have the answers, but you have to remember... Read more
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Variety
Gloria Steinem Gets a Standing Ovation at Michael Moore’s Broadway OpeningCranston and Maxine Waters, discussed the renewed push to pass the Equal Rights
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
Cranston and Maxine Waters, discussed the renewed push to pass the Equal Rights Amendment and predicted the end of the electoral college. She also struck a note of optimism in a show that’s largely activated by outrage over the rise of... Read more
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asianage
Congress should learn from Gujarat RS winof their political party. They voted for the BJP-backed candidate and if their
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
of their political party. They voted for the BJP-backed candidate and if their vote was counted, the size of the electoral college would have risen. Consequently, the magic figure would have been revised to 45 votes, one more from what... Read more
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Raw Story
Can John Kerry stop Kenya from slipping into violence?political failure. The former U.S. secretary of state lost to George W. Bush in
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
political failure. The former U.S. secretary of state lost to George W. Bush in the 2004 U.S. presidential election by 35 Electoral College votes; the margin of victory was the slimmest ever recorded by a sitting president. But now Kerry is using... Read more
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FOX News
A conservative case for Puerto Rico statehoodmedia - know that what you gain by supporting Puerto Rican statehood is simply
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
media - know that what you gain by supporting Puerto Rican statehood is simply this: the continued stability of the Electoral College, of the makeup of Congress, and of the region. Congressional rejection of the expressed democratic will of... Read more
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Raw Story
Trump, Putin & the world’s most dangerous relationshipA select group of Russian media executives, pro-Kremlin activists and Duma memb
Raw Story / Posted 6 days ago
A select group of Russian media executives, pro-Kremlin activists and Duma members watched with mounting excitement—and joyful disbelief—as Donald Trump’s Electoral College votes climbed toward victory. Reverently displayed in a corner of t... Read more
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Newsweek
Lovers' Quarrel: Trump, Putin and the world's most dangerous codependent relationshipexecutives, pro-Kremlin activists and Duma members watched with mounting excite
Newsweek / Posted 6 days ago
executives, pro-Kremlin activists and Duma members watched with mounting excitement—and joyful disbelief—as Donald Trump’s Electoral College votes climbed toward victory. Reverently displayed in a corner of the bar stood a specially-commissioned... Read more
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The Columbian
Electoral College is necessaryIn his Aug. 3 letter, “End the Electoral College,” Jordan Yettick said, “The sy
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
In his Aug. 3 letter, “End the Electoral College,” Jordan Yettick said, “The system is not meant to address the needs of small states. …” On the contrary, less populous states were exactly why the Electoral College was instituted. Those founding... Read more
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Salon.com
Vote or lose your rights: Justice Department sides with Ohio in controversial voter purge caseof illegal votes hasn’t produced any evidence because it is scaling back while
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
of illegal votes hasn’t produced any evidence because it is scaling back while under audit. In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally In late... Read more
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Salon.com
Slouching toward Mar-a-LagoPreliminary steps in that direction, listed in no particular order, ought to in
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
Preliminary steps in that direction, listed in no particular order, ought to include the following: First, abolish the Electoral College. Doing so will preclude any further occurrence of the circumstances that twice in recent decades cast doubt... Read more
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DW
Al Gore: We're working around Donald Trump on climate change |climate change is connected with a reform of the US political system and, in pa
DW / Posted 8 days ago
climate change is connected with a reform of the US political system and, in particular, the winner-take-all rules of the Electoral College. "In order to fix the climate crisis we have to fix the democracy crisis," the former senator from... Read more
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Slate
A Potential GOP Challenge to Trump in 2020 Is a Very Bad Sign for Him and His Partyhold on his core support—white working-class voters—thus giving him the kind of
Slate / Posted 9 days ago
hold on his core support—white working-class voters—thus giving him the kind of advantage in states crucial to winning the Electoral College, like Pennsylvania and Ohio, that could withstand low overall approval ratings. With all of that said, it... Read more
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Breitbart
Tancredo: Why Are Democrats Intent on Sabotaging the President’s Election Integrity Commission?in U.S. elections, and that this participation has been large enough to change
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
in U.S. elections, and that this participation has been large enough to change meaningful election outcomes including Electoral College votes, and Congressional elections. Non-citizen votes likely gave Senate Democrats the pivotal 60th vote... Read more
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Slate
Why It’s Possible to Be Both Horrified and Heartened by the Growing Political Influence of Our Military Leadersfor which the electorate voted.” Yet the American voters did no such thing. Tru
Slate / Posted 9 days ago
for which the electorate voted.” Yet the American voters did no such thing. Trump lost the popular vote. He won the Electoral College, a system that a plurality of Americans opposes but lacks the power to change. His victory was abetted by... Read more
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New Kerala
Venkaiah Naidu will serve nation as diligent and dedicated Vice President: newkerala news #260565voting began at 10 a.m. earlier in the day. The Vice-President is selected thr
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
voting began at 10 a.m. earlier in the day. The Vice-President is selected through a secret ballot by the members of the Electoral College consisting of the members of both Houses of Parliament in accordance with the system of proportional... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Talking Trump at the fairfor his own company..." Jensen said Trump simply can't let go of the fact he d
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
for his own company..." Jensen said Trump simply can't let go of the fact he didn't win the popular vote and relied on the electoral college to put him in the office. Gary, 73, voted for Trump because of the promise of more jobs. He had nothing... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
You can now buy toilet roll with Donald Trump’s ‘classic’ tweets printed on itTrump has sent, include this one, from a time before he was president. Others
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Trump has sent, include this one, from a time before he was president. Others include a 2012 tweet declaring “the electoral college is a disaster for democracy” and one from a year later that reads “what I am saying is stay out of... Read more
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Salon.com
Donald Trump won the election, and we don’t know whether he colluded — but he’s not a legitimate presidenthe was legitimately elected president (setting aside the question of whether a
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
he was legitimately elected president (setting aside the question of whether a nationwide popular vote should replace the Electoral College). He is an illegitimate president because his behavior, both during the campaign and in the White House,... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Of records and key numbers: A look at the Venkaiah Naidu show in VP electionsenior Bharatiya Janata Party leader, secured 516 votes, while Gandhi got 244.
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 10 days ago
senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader, secured 516 votes, while Gandhi got 244. The Vice President of India is chosen by an electoral college of members from both houses of parliament, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. The lower house’s 545 members... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
John Breunig: A Scout’s view of Trump speechsee a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
see a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the gathering represented a teen version of the Electoral College. It’s easy to become myopic about politics within the orbit of azure Manhattan. This was a reminder that... Read more
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Connecticut Post
John Breunig: A Scout’s view of Trump speechsee a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
see a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the gathering represented a teen version of the Electoral College. It’s easy to become myopic about politics within the orbit of azure Manhattan. This was a reminder that... Read more
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Greenwich Time
John Breunig: A Scout’s view of Trump speechsee a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the
Greenwich Time / Posted 10 days ago
see a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the gathering represented a teen version of the Electoral College. It’s easy to become myopic about politics within the orbit of azure Manhattan. This was a reminder that... Read more
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The News-Times
John Breunig: A Scout’s view of Trump speechsee a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the
The News-Times / Posted 10 days ago
see a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the gathering represented a teen version of the Electoral College. It’s easy to become myopic about politics within the orbit of azure Manhattan. This was a reminder that... Read more
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Darien News-Review
John Breunig: A Scout’s view of Trump speechsee a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 days ago
see a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the gathering represented a teen version of the Electoral College. It’s easy to become myopic about politics within the orbit of azure Manhattan. This was a reminder that... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
John Breunig: A Scout’s view of Trump speechsee a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
see a president.” With Scouts representing states from across the nation, the gathering represented a teen version of the Electoral College. It’s easy to become myopic about politics within the orbit of azure Manhattan. This was a reminder that... Read more
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asianage
Cross-voting boosts NDA candidate Venkaiah Naidu's big win in Vice Prez polldesertion by 40 MPs, the NDA's vote count went down by only six, underlining ma
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
desertion by 40 MPs, the NDA's vote count went down by only six, underlining major cross-voting in its favour. In an electoral college of 785 eligible members, 771 votes were cast out of which 11 were declared invalid, according to... Read more
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The Indian Express
Venkaiah Naidu elected as Vice President, says now I am a non-party manShah visited Naidu at his residence to congratulate him. Naidu won 516 of the
The Indian Express / Posted 11 days ago
Shah visited Naidu at his residence to congratulate him. Naidu won 516 of the total 771 votes polled, in the 786-member electoral college. Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the Opposition’s candidate, got 244 votes, while 11 votes were declared invalid. Two... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Donald Trump has a sickening fetish for crueltyfor cruelty – given his pattern of humiliating both friend and foe, the preside
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
for cruelty – given his pattern of humiliating both friend and foe, the president's brain is occupied with little else than Electoral College results and revenge fantasies. Trump is basically a 71-year old kid cackling in delight as he melts ants... Read more
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asianage
Venkaiah Naidu beats Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson to become India’s 13th Vice-Presidentfurther strengthening the Rajya Sabha for effective scrutiny of legislations an
asianage / Posted 11 days ago
further strengthening the Rajya Sabha for effective scrutiny of legislations and government policies. The strength of the electoral college, comprising both elected and nominated MPs of the Rajya Sabha and the Lok Sabha, is 790. There are two... Read more
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Business Standard India
Venkaiah Naidu to be next vice-presidentoccupying the top four constitutional posts — that of the President, vice-presi
Business Standard India / Posted 11 days ago
occupying the top four constitutional posts — that of the President, vice-president, prime minister and the speaker. The electoral college to elect the vice-president comprises all the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members. Fourteen members remained... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
You can now buy toilet roll with Donald Trump’s ‘classic’ tweets printed on itwas president. Are you allowed to impeach a president for gross incompetence?
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
was president. Are you allowed to impeach a president for gross incompetence? Others include a 2012 tweet declaring “the electoral college is a disaster for democracy” and one from a year later that reads “what I am saying is stay out of... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Cross-voting boosts BJP’s Venkaiah Naidu to vice president’s chair in record electionacross states. Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Gopalkrishna Gandhi, too, c
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 11 days ago
across states. Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Gopalkrishna Gandhi, too, congratulated Naidu. Of the 786 votes in the electoral college, 771 or 98.21% votes were cast, the highest ever for VP polls. Fifteen MPs did not cast their votes and 11... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Venkaiah Naidu, former BJP chief, elected India's vice presidentis the supreme commander of India's armed forces and oversees creation of a gov
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
is the supreme commander of India's armed forces and oversees creation of a government in case of a hung parliament. The electoral college for the vice president consists of 790 members from both houses of parliament. Prime Minister Narendra... Read more
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