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Obama Electoral College

Obama Win Affirmed

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 03.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congress made the obvious official on Friday. President Barack Obama has been re-elected. In a joint session, Congress formally ce...

'I Trust the People'

Bob Liff | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York
Bob Liff

The answer is not to do away with the Electoral College, but to change, like what exists in Nebraska and Maine, where two Electoral College votes are awarded to the winner of the state's popular vote, and the rest allocated based on congressional districts.

Our Electoral College System Is Weird -- And Not in a Good Way

Eric Black | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Eric Black

The Electoral College system is pretty weird. No other country has anything like it (and bear in mind, every country with a written constitution has had the benefit of the U.S. precedent when they designed their own system).

Do The Math: The Electoral Numbers Don't Lie

Richard Greener | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics
Richard Greener

Here's the obvious: if Barack Obama wins every state in 2012 where he won in 2008, he will have 358 electoral votes and he will be reelected. The GOP in 2012 must recapture states that voted for Obama 2008 with at least 90 electoral votes to put a Republican in the White House.

Sam Stein

Obama Campaign Outlines Five Paths To Reelection

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a briefing with reporters on Tuesday morning, top officials in the Obama campaign outlined five distinct paths that they can pursue t...

Barack Obama Officially Elected 44th President: Electors

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — As 13 electors cast ballots Monday for the nation's first black president in the Confederacy's old Capitol, Henry Marsh emotiona...

Abolish the Electoral College: House Joint Resolution 36

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.

The race is no longer about delegates, party rules, or even the popular vote, it's now about electoral votes. And because the race is close, once again a major Constitutional flaw is exposed--the Electoral College.

Betting On Obama's New Map

Daniel Nichanian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Nichanian

Obama is strong in the Rockies and weak in the Appalachians. His map is tilted to the west. He may well win Col. and even Nev. in the general election but how does that balance against Ohio, Penn. Fl.?