Question: What is the electoral college?
Answer: The body which actually chooses the President in December. When people vote in their state for President and Vice President, they are actually voting for the electors for that candidate's party.
Why did the Founding Fathers create electors?
How many total electoral votes are there?
How many electoral votes does a candidate need to win?
Which states have the most electoral votes?
How many electors does each state have?
What about Washington, D.C. and the electoral vote?
What happens if there is a tie in the electoral college?
Who are the electors?
What procedure is followed for the electors to vote?
Has someone received a plurality of the vote yet lost in the electoral college?
Has a tie ever occurred in the electoral college? When?
Why don't the candidates get a proportion of the electoral vote?
If the state's winner chooses electors, won't the person with the most votes win?
Why have elections when the state's winner will receive all the electoral votes?
When do we finally have an official winner?
Learn more about the electoral college: