electoral college

NOUN
  1. the body of electors who formally elect the United States president and vice president
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How To Use electoral college In A Sentence

  • Electoral College Plan itself was the compromise of various interests at the constitutional convention in 1787.
  • However, as it is for any poll, the Electoral College outlook is a snapshot in time, not a prediction.
  • The primary assemblies, composed of the tenth of the general population, nominated the local _list of communal candidates_; electoral colleges, also nominated by them, selected from the _communal list_ the superior list of provincial candidates and from the _provincial list_, the list of national candidates. History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814
  • Each of the fifty states casts electoral college votes equal to the number of its delegates in Congress.
  • Each of the fifty states casts electoral college votes equal to the number of its delegates in Congress.
  • The freedom of the electors to cast their votes for a candidate other than the one chosen by the people of their state is only one of the many peculiar features of the reactionary and archaic Electoral College structure.
  • This leaves 143 electoral college votes in 14 swing states undecided.
  • Instead, the candidates have to put together a jigsaw puzzle of states, bagging their votes in the electoral college.
  • Is equal representation by jurisdiction in the US senate a holdover from the holy roman empire, just like the US electoral college? Matthew Yglesias » Ungovernable America
  • He won 301 votes in the Electoral College, to 191 for Humphrey and 46 for George Wallace, yet another Southern spoiler.
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