Electoral College

The United States has never had a national election system. Rather, it has a state-by-state system, where voters cast their ballots for president in one of 51 democratic elections held in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. By aggregating the results of the popular vote in each jurisdiction, the Electoral College delivers a clear, certain result, protects the rights of the minority, and makes us truly a nation of United States.

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