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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 College


Uncle Sam, the word spy, wants you to take a minute and test your knowledge.

Match the word(s) in the left-hand column to complete the questions or statements in the right-hand column. Check your answers.

Step One A. A states' electoral votes are given to the candidate who wins a states' popular votes
Step Two B. Electoral vote is taken
Step Three C. Person with the majority of electoral votes is declared the winner
Step Four D. New President is inaugurated on January 20th
Step Five E. States hold elections and a popular vote is recorded
Step Six F. Electors meet at the electoral college
Step Seven G. Congress counts the electoral vote


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When you vote for the President of the United States you are actually voting for the electors nominated from your state to choose that person as President.

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