Facts about Electoral College

  1. In US election, instead of electing president candidates, the voters give their voice to choose the electoral college.
  2. Electoral college is a group of people who will vote for the president.
  3. Electoral college consists of 538 representatives from 50 states.
  4. The composition of electoral college is 435 of house of representatives member and 100 of senates.
  5. And from where the other 3 votes? It’s allocated for Washington DC, the capital of USA.
  6. Party convention or voting at each party are the common mechanism of choosing the electoral college.
  7. It’s required at least 270 electoral votes for a president candidate to win the seat.
  8. Electoral colleges are in independent position to choose the president candidate, however they are usually firm in their commitment to a certain candidate.

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