Tagged: electoral college

Deciding the presidency based on 538 people

By Mehana Daftary | Jan. 18, 2017, 2:23 a.m. | In News Blog »

In the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by almost 3 million but had 70 less Electoral College votes than Donald Trump, resulting in her loss. She had more of the public's support but less of the 538 electors who had the final word. By the law, she isn't our President, but she should be.

Election Results: Barack Obama and Joe Biden win reelection

By Grace Hill | Nov. 7, 2012, 12:06 a.m. | In National »

Barack Obama defeats Mitt Romney, 303 to 206, winning both Virginia and Ohio.

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