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Electoral College formally confirms that Joe Biden is the next US president
# Procedure
# Procedure

Electoral College formally confirms that Joe Biden is the next US president

Updated Dec 14th 2020, 10:35 PM 50,671 Views 66 Comments

Heightened security was in place in some states, as Donald Trump has contested the election result.

The famous electoral college electors will finally vote on Monday, so how does it all work?
# Joe Show
# Joe Show

The famous electoral college electors will finally vote on Monday, so how does it all work?

Dec 13th 2020, 11:00 AM 27,215 Views 23 Comments

One way or another, it should lock in Joe Biden for the US presidency.

Joe Biden wins total of 306 electoral votes, with 232 for Donald Trump - US media
# US President-elect
# US President-elect

Joe Biden wins total of 306 electoral votes, with 232 for Donald Trump - US media

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 8:11 PM 69,976 Views 56 Comments

Biden’s win in Arizona represents a ‘flip’ of the state to Democrat for the first time since 1996.

US Election: Your guide to the key swing states Trump and Biden are targeting
# Road To Victory
# Road To Victory

US Election: Your guide to the key swing states Trump and Biden are targeting

Oct 30th 2020, 6:30 AM 17,352 Views 13 Comments

There’s just a few days left until the US Presidential Election.

Explainer: How does the US voting system work?
# US Elections
# US Elections

Explainer: How does the US voting system work?

Oct 18th 2020, 9:00 PM 48,796 Views 51 Comments

People have already starting casting their votes in the 2020 election.

Trump's presidency has weakened the electoral college - time for it to go
# Opinion
# Opinion

Trump's presidency has weakened the electoral college - time for it to go

Sep 1st 2020, 7:00 AM 25,213 Views 64 Comments

Caoimhín de Barra looks at the dual US voting system and says the electoral college has the potential to cause major upheaval now and in future.

It's official: Donald Trump surpasses 270 votes to formally win US presidency
# Electoral College
# Electoral College

It's official: Donald Trump surpasses 270 votes to formally win US presidency

Dec 19th 2016, 10:42 PM 19,286 Views 129 Comments

Today’s vote ensures that the billionaire will become America’s 45th president.

The Electoral College is set to officially elect Donald Trump today
# Us Presidential Election
# Us Presidential Election

The Electoral College is set to officially elect Donald Trump today

Dec 19th 2016, 7:25 AM 10,527 Views 93 Comments

Trump won a clear majority of those electors despite losing the popular vote to Democrat Hillary Clinton.

SNL did a brilliant US election parody of *that* Love Actually scene
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From The Daily Edge
# Hillary Actually

SNL did a brilliant US election parody of *that* Love Actually scene

Dec 18th 2016, 11:18 AM 5,692 Views 2 Comments

Say it’s carol singers…

Clinton campaign presses for intelligence briefing on Russian hacking
# Electoral College
# Electoral College

Clinton campaign presses for intelligence briefing on Russian hacking

Dec 12th 2016, 9:08 PM 13,259 Views 74 Comments

Ten members of the Electoral College have called for a briefing before they officially vote in the next US President.

Is it time the US Electoral College voting system was done away with?
# Popularity Sucks
# Popularity Sucks

Is it time the US Electoral College voting system was done away with?

Nov 11th 2016, 6:05 AM 19,456 Views 84 Comments

Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the election. But ending the Electoral College would mean altering the US Constitution – no easy task.

How to win the US election? Here is the maths you need to know
# Magic Numbers
# Magic Numbers

How to win the US election? Here is the maths you need to know

Nov 6th 2016, 3:00 PM 21,460 Views 73 Comments

Florida, Florida, Florida…

Opinion: 'I all but guaranteed a win for Hillary but then we had a political earthquake...'
# USA 2016
# USA 2016

Opinion: 'I all but guaranteed a win for Hillary but then we had a political earthquake...'

Nov 5th 2016, 7:30 PM 202 Views 76 Comments

At this extremely late stage, there are a lot of unknowns, writes Larry Donnelly.

Citizens in the US don't actually elect the president - it's more complicated than that
# Electoral College
# Electoral College

Citizens in the US don't actually elect the president - it's more complicated than that

Aug 14th 2016, 10:15 AM 26,652 Views 49 Comments

The Founding Fathers of the US were apprehensive about the power of the unchecked popular vote.

'Pundits are terrified of being proven wrong by Donald Trump again. I'm not'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Pundits are terrified of being proven wrong by Donald Trump again. I'm not'

Jul 23rd 2016, 8:45 AM 297 Views 79 Comments

Larry Donnelly says he would bet a lot of money on Hillary Clinton being the next US president.

Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Minorities, causes and Nate Silver witchcraft: US election 2012 in numbers

Nov 10th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,475 Views 9 Comments

121,366,971 people went to the polls on Tuesday. How did they vote – and which candidates did better with certain groups?

Donald Trump on Obama's win: "A total sham and a travesty"
# Donald's Hump
# Donald's Hump

Donald Trump on Obama's win: "A total sham and a travesty"

Nov 7th 2012, 5:37 AM 19,684 Views 77 Comments

Someone’s not happy.

Barack Obama wins second term as US President
# Four More Years
# Four More Years

Barack Obama wins second term as US President

Nov 7th 2012, 4:40 AM 9,016 Views 33 Comments

The Democratic incumbent fends off the challenge of Mitt Romney to clinch Ohio – and four more years in the White House.

Barack Obama re-elected as US President: as it happened
Live Nov 7th 2012, 4:07 AM

Barack Obama re-elected as US President: as it happened

Obama holds slender lead as Florida heads down to the wire
# Swing States
# Swing States

Obama holds slender lead as Florida heads down to the wire

Nov 7th 2012, 3:23 AM 2,254 Views 0 Comments

With over 7.4 million votes counted – around 84% of the total – Barack Obama leads by only a few thousand votes.

Queues mean final Virginia, Florida results could be delayed by hours
# Swing States
# Swing States

Queues mean final Virginia, Florida results could be delayed by hours

Nov 7th 2012, 2:09 AM 1,987 Views 1 Comment

Mitt Romney’s hopes are likely to hinge on Virginia – but long queues and state law means the result could be a late one.

Ohio and Florida exit polls appear to favour Obama
# Swing States
# Swing States

Ohio and Florida exit polls appear to favour Obama

Nov 7th 2012, 12:48 AM 4,544 Views 12 Comments

The incumbent appears to have the upper hand according to the first polls from the Buckeye State, which will be crucial.

So what happens if the Electoral College is a tie?
# Electoral College
# Electoral College

So what happens if the Electoral College is a tie?

Nov 7th 2012, 12:26 AM 7,853 Views 4 Comments

It probably won’t happen, but the result could be 269-269. So what happens if there’s a deadlock?

Here's what you need to know if you're watching the US election tonight
# US 2012
# US 2012

Here's what you need to know if you're watching the US election tonight

Nov 6th 2012, 11:25 AM 13,881 Views 26 Comments

If you’re staying up late tonight, here are the times to take note of, the poll closing times to watch and the swing states where the battle for the White House will come down to.

Romney hits the road while Obama closes ranks ahead of second debate
# US 2012
# US 2012

Romney hits the road while Obama closes ranks ahead of second debate

Oct 13th 2012, 12:19 PM 4,651 Views 15 Comments

Mitt Romney’s going to Ohio, Virginia and Iowa with a spring in his step; Barack Obama’s busy practising his lines.

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained
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# Explainer

Roe v Wade, Obamacare and Super PACs: US election terms explained

May 6th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,396 Views 3 Comments

Blue State or Red State, No Child Left Behind and Grover Norquist. What do these terms mean and who are these people? TheJournal.ie explains…