Try explaining electoral votes to young kids
Each state -- depending how many people live there -- gets electoral votes. States with a lot of people, like New York, have a lot of electoral votes ... and then I stopped. Does it matter? Obama won. She gets that. There's plenty of time to understand ...
Fears for New Electoral Violence in the Solomon Islands
Firstly, there are indications that electoral fraud will be even higher this year than in 2006. Vote-buying is rampant. In a country where many ... do so in a conflict sensitive manner. The Solomon Islands has seen a lot of violence over the last decades ...
Big New York Win for National Popular Vote Drive to Reform (Not Abolish!) Electoral College
He has good reason to act, given the resounding legislative vote and calls for him to do so from influential entities like the New York ... the Electoral College represents the total number of electors granted to states based on how many Members of ...
Clinton Backer Points to Electoral College Votes as New Measure
Asked how she could win the nomination, Mr. Bayh said: “Well, I do think the popular vote is important ... certainly win California and New York. Many Democrats, including Mrs. Clinton and Mr. Bayh, have opposed the Electoral College in the past ...
Rangel Faces Biggest Electoral Test in Close Primary
Charles Rangel, who has represented New York ... how many affidavit, or provisional ballots, were outstanding. Two other candidates in the primary -- Yolanda Garcia, a community activist, and Michael Walrond, a pastor -- were far behind in the vote count.