Electoral College

Latest Electoral College Items
  • Illustration 2012 Electoral College by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    EDITORIAL: Raiding the Electoral College

    The fondest dream of the modern Democrat is to neutralize the votes of the yokels in Peoria and put important decisions in the hands of sophisticates in places like San Francisco and Manhattan.


  • Nebraska lawmakers propose election changes

    Nebraska lawmakers are considering changes to the state's elections that supporters said would make the process more relevant.


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  • **FILE** Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, addresses the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Aug. 28, 2012. (Associated Press)

    GOP eyes new election laws

    After back-to-back presidential losses, Republicans in key states want to change the rules to make it easier for them to win.


  • Lawmaker seeks split of the vote in Virginia

    Officials in Virginia and Ohio, once reliably red states that went for President Obama in the past two elections, have discussed the idea of apportioning their Electoral College votes by congressional district — a system some say would more accurately reflect the will of the states' voters but one that others dismiss as an unnecessary political ploy.


  • ** FILE ** State Sen. Charles W. Carrico Sr., is a Republican. (Associated Press)

    Ohio, Virginia eye proposals for more proportional split of electoral votes

    Officials in Virginia and Ohio, once reliably red states that went for President Obama in the past two elections, have discussed the idea of apportioning their Electoral College votes by congressional district — a system some say would more accurately reflect the will of the states' voters but one that others dismiss as an unnecessary political ploy.


  • President Obama greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event near the Capitol in Madison, Wis., on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Obama's campaign is ending where it all began

    For President Obama, it's ending where it all began. He will close his 2012 campaign with a nighttime rally Monday in Iowa, where his 2008 caucus victory jumpstarted his road to the White House.


  • President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign event at Nationwide Arena Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

    Bettors put money on Obama to win re-election

    Political-betting websites that allow wagers on Tuesday's election increasingly favor President Obama to be re-elected as the race — and the betting — head into their final hours.


  • Illustration 2012 Electoral College by Greg Groesch for The Washington Times

    VAN HIPP: The Electoral College in 2012

    Thanks to George W. Bush's 271-266 victory over Al Gore in the Electoral College in 2000 despite losing the popular vote, more people understand the significance and unique role the Electoral College plays in electing our president.


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