Grassroots campaigns have sprung up around the country to try to persuade members of the Electoral College to do something that has never been done in American history.
By PBS NewsHour
President-Elect Donald Trump captured the White House by winning the Electoral College, even as Hillary Clinton won about half a million votes more than Trump. In response, some are calling for a national popular vote to decide the election. Josh…
By PBS NewsHour
Donald Trump won the Electoral College with gains from the key battleground states of Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and North Carolina. To examine the specific demographics behind Trump’s victory, Lisa Desjardins speaks with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
Despite losing Tuesday's presidential election, Hillary Clinton appears to be on pace to win the popular vote, an ironic twist in an election in which her opponent repeatedly said the system was rigged against him.
By Associated Press
Here's what happened when no candidate appeared to have a majority after Election Day.
A lesser-known part of the Electoral College's history: its relationship to slavery in the U.S.
By Sam Weber, Laura Fong
Four times in U.S. history, the winner of the nationwide popular vote has lost the Electoral College and the general election. But a proposal called the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact would automatically allocate participating states' Electoral College votes to…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's acrimonious battle for the White House is barreling toward the end.
By Brady McCombs, Associated Press
Aversion to Donald Trump has soared in Utah.
By Meg Kinnard, Associated Press
A look at the ins and outs of the Electoral College and how its role could be even more scrutinized this year.
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