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Electoral Votes

Embed Our Electoral Vote Map

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

I'll have more details in tomorrow morning's update, but the most obvious news tonight is that our electoral vote count as displayed at the top of our...

Electoral Math -- Obama Sure Could Use A Bump

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama has slipped below the magic 270 number for the first time since he became the Democratic presumptive nominee, and McCain has just about caught up with him.

Electoral Math Charts Updated

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's time once again to take a look at the Electoral College math from state-level polling. Nationwide polls are not completely meaningless, but they are pretty irrelevant as that's not how we elect a president.

Charting The Electoral Math Looks Good For Obama

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's been about a month since we last took a look under the microscope at the possible outcomes of the Electoral College vote this November, so it's time for an update.

What Happens If Obama And McCain Reach Exact Tie In Electoral College?

FiveThirtyEight.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Since we got some good discussion started in the polling thread about the possibility of a 269-269 electoral tie, I thought I'd run some numbers on it...

Max Follmer

GOP Backers Of California Electoral Vote Initiative Raise Half-Million Dollars In Two Weeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Max Follmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP proponents of a California ballot initiative to end the state's winner-take-all method of apportioning electoral votes have raised roughly $539,00...