from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A body of electors chosen to elect the President and Vice President of the United States.
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- proper n. Any of the electoral colleges of the states of the United States that meet after presidential elections to carry out their role the prescribed election process.
- proper n. Alternative capitalization of electoral college
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The short-term Electoral College shifts could be a problem, but in the long term, the more flux from Democratic areas to GOP areas there is, the better off Democrats, and the country, will be.
The necessity of getting an absolute majority in the Electoral College is the main thing that has made third parties unviable in America.
The compromise that the Constitution implemented was the Electoral College, which is the institution that formally elects our presidents.
Remember, the Electoral College is a reflection of just that.
We have that thing called the Electoral College (ask Al Gore).
Thus, for more than a decade, the so-called Electoral College style "democracy" of the US has failed to re-adjust their definition of “conscientious objection” to fit that official international definition.
The election of the President is based upon a Rube Goldberg system most Americans would have difficulty explaining called the Electoral College that gives disproportionate power to small states.
Speaking up for the Electoral College is a bit like defending the English system of measurements.
Abolishing the Electoral College is a worthy goal, which would require amending the U.S.
The Electoral College is a relic, a throwback largely due to the slave-owners who dominated the politics of our new nation at its beginning.
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