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Has it ever happened that the Electoral College has overturned a state's winner?


Primary Election Political Parties Election Day Voting Election of the President Candidates National Conventions National Conventions - An Inside View Candidates at the Convention The Campaign Polling Places The Electoral College The Electoral Map The Inauguration

The Electoral Map

Election Results Map
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/00-2/lp2088.shtml
Lesson Plan - Analyze vote counts from each state to determine which candidate got the most popular votes in each state. Create maps with a color key to show the popular vote results. You can also use the maps and a chart to determine how many electoral votes each candidate received.

Majority Rules
http://www.col-ed.org/cur/sst/sst209.txt
Lesson Plan and Activity - Gain a working understanding of the
Electoral College using a map to show how a president is elected.

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States make their electors pledge to vote in a certain way, and 24 states have laws that punish electors who decide to get funny and switch things up. However, with a few exceptions like Michigan and Minnesota, votes cast by faithless electors still count in the final tally.

Surf with Uncle Sam
Surf with Uncle Sam


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