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Electoral Votes

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...

Time to Abolish Electoral Voting

Dixie Swanson | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
Dixie Swanson

We have extended suffrage repeatedly and nothing awful has happened. Doing away with the electoral voting system will avert a disaster. Let's act now to prevent more election angst. Wasn't 2000 bad enough?