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Transcript of Electoral College
By:Grace and Karmyn
An electoral college is a body of people symbolizing the states of the US, who formally cast votes for the election of the president and vice president.
What is an Electoral College?
This is a picture of the electoral college of 2016
The candidate who wins the most votes in a state wins that state's electoral votes.
How does it work and how are the electors selected?
The current process protects state's rights.
The electoral college keeps high population states and regions from deciding the presidency.
Usually, political parties nominate electors at their state conventions. The electors are usually state elected officials,party leaders,or people with a strong relashionship with the presidential candidates.
It is possible that the winner may not recieve the most popular votes, this has happened 4 times.
Some votes count more than others.
It causes the elections to focus on swing states such as Florida and Ohio.