The electoral college was created as a compromise between those at the Constitutional Convention who wanted the U.S. president elected by popular vote and those who wanted Congress to select the president. Instead, elect... More »

Many people have heard about the electoral college but are not sure what it means. It is used during presidential elections in the United States and determines the outcome of those elections. More »

The Electoral College is a process that creates a buffer between a president's election through Congress and the vote of the American people. It was established by the nation's Founding Fathers. More »

There are different arguments for and against the continued use of the electoral college in elections. Those in favor of the electoral college maintain that it better represents the choices of the nation as a whole and e... More »

The Electoral College is a process that creates a buffer between a president's election through Congress and the vote of the American people. It was established by the nation's Founding Fathers. More »

Many people have heard about the electoral college but are not sure what it means. It is used during presidential elections in the United States and determines the outcome of those elections. More »

The Electoral College is a process established for the purpose of electing U.S. presidents in which each state and the District of Columbia have a certain number of electoral votes, based on the number of U.S. Representa... More »