By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
Under the Constitution, the country elects the president indirectly, with voters choosing people who actually cast an Electoral College ballot for president.
As the 2020 presidential campaigns get underway, the debate over the Electoral College system is starting again. In 2016, when Hillary Clinton lost the election despite winning the popular vote, there were new calls to abolish the electoral college. NPR…
By Associated Press
Elizabeth Warren supports the elimination of the electoral college, the most pointed instance of the Democratic presidential candidate opposing the polarizing mechanism the nation uses to elect its presidents.
By Kamala Kelkar
As conversations emerge about the history of slavery and the Electoral College, Republicans are losing interest in revisiting the system.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
They could slow the process, but they don't have the votes to prevent Donald Trump from winning.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, the Electoral College confirmed Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential race. Mr. Trump was on track for 304 electoral votes, losing two defectors in Texas. Hillary Clinton lost four in Washington state. Also, state legislators…
On Monday, the 538 members of the Electoral College met in their respective states to cast votes to confirm Donald Trump as the next president of the United States. But this year, the presidential candidate who won the popular vote…
The Electoral College sealed the election of Donald Trump, despite protests and more on the day of the vote. Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and NPR’s Tamara Keith join Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest political news, including…
Monday's vote ensures that the billionaire will become America's 45th president.
Electors are set to gather in every state on Monday to formally elect Donald Trump president even as anti-Trump forces try one last time to deny him the White House.
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