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What is the Electoral College anyway?

The number of electors each state receives is based on the number of congressmen and senators each state has, with the exception of states with small populations. Each state is guaranteed at least three electoral college votes, regardless of size. As of Oct. 12, presidential candidate Joe Biden was leading in the polls over incumbent president Donald Trump. 270 votes are needed to win a presidential election.

Rebecca Carroll, Staff Writer

October 16, 2020

In the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, surpassing Donald Trump’s numbers by about three million. However, we all know who was sworn in on Inauguration Day. This was because of the Electoral College. The results of this election raised the question for many voters:...

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