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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:...

First presidential debate cause for concern

During the first presidential debate on Sept. 29, candidates appeared to be more eager in berating each other rather than discussing policy. Less than 10 percent of voters use debates to make their final decision.

Seth Morrow, Contributor

October 9, 2020

“Will you shut up, man?” former Vice President Joe Biden muttered after one of President Trump’s many verbal attacks. The candidates exchanged snide remarks for the majority of the first debate in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday, Sept. 29. And no, Trump was not the only who dished out insults on...

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