As of 2014, Illinois has 20 votes in the United States Electoral College. This is based on the census of 2010 and represents a decrease of 1 vote from the previous census. Illinois was confirmed to have 20 votes for the ... 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 »

In the 2014 election for Illinois governor, Republican challenger Bruce Rauner defeated Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn. Rauner captured 1,781,052 votes, representing 50.8 percent of the total, and Quinn won 1,609,152 vot... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections

The House needs only a majority of votes in order to impeach the President of the United States. Impeachment is only the first step and is the equivalent of an indictment. If the vote passes the House, it is followed by ... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections

The calculation of election results varies between different places and different types of elections, but in the United States, a tally of the number of electoral votes that each candidate receives determines the result ... More »

Registered voters who want to vote early in Ohio can usually cast their votes in their county's Board of Elections Office. The address and contact information of the 88 counties in Ohio can be found on the County Boards ... More » Government & Politics Politics Elections