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Togo tales: US electoral admiration in Africa

...the moment, does that mean he is winning?"I had to sympathize with the Togolese because, in all honesty, the Electoral College was a bit confusing even for me, let alone for someone from a country that simply uses the popular vote to choose...
JDHS students pick Obama - by a lot

...massive 506 to 32 win in the Electoral College, utterly wiping out Republican...Lehnhart said JDHS conducted an Electoral College vote simulation to see the skew due to the Electoral College, which I think was a good learning...
Once again, Florida is the national punchline

...that it doesn't matter this time.By now, we Floridians have stoically accepted our laughingstock role in the Electoral College. To comedy writers, we're the gift that keeps on giving. What would Jon Stewart and David Letterman do without...
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Ill-advised initiatives

...plurality percentage winners (President George W. Bush didn't even get a plurality, let alone a majority, but the Electoral College System is a different matter). This initiative is a zany Rube Goldberg-type system in which voters are going...
My Turn: It's come to this: foreigners to monitor U.S. election

...election process more fair, efficient and reliable, they'll suggest we do away with the outmoded, illogical electoral college and move towards a uniform, nationwide system of popular election. The presidency should be decided on the principle...
Alaska editorial: Alaskans differ over Electoral College

...the nation to decide if the Electoral College should be modified or eliminated...complaints the disproportionate Electoral College allocation given to lightly...votes. The concerns about the Electoral College, which is established in the...
My Turn: Sharp divisions come with the territory in America local self-determination for enlightened federal rule is a myth that evaporates in the red and blue map of Electoral College voting. People want personal freedom but they tend to live and mingle amongst like-minded folks. Diversity is...
This Day in History

...Revenue Service office in Reno, Nev., but it fizzled before its lit fuse could do much damage. In 2000, the Electoral College cast its ballots, with President-elect Bush receiving the expected 271; Al Gore, however, received 266, one...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...nothing. When the Congressional Black Caucus tried to challenge the Florida vote at the U.S. Senate's Jan. 6 Electoral College certification ceremony, not a single senator of either party could be found to support the protest. Perhaps most...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...registration switch is designed to avoid conflict with language in the 12th Amendment of the Constitution that forbids the Electoral College voters in Texas from voting for both the president and vice president who are ``inhabitants'' of their state...


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