Electoral College

Will The Electoral College Do Its (Original) Job?

Daniel Weeks | Posted 14.12.2016 | UK Politics
Daniel Weeks

Although the outcome of this election is all but certain, the time is now for citizens to unite in overhauling the Electoral College to ensure that presidential elections reflect the will of the people.

Jill Stein Will Be The Trump Administration's Biggest US Foreign Policy Influencer

Duncan Kenyon | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Politics
Duncan Kenyon

On Wednesday, Green Party Presidential candidate Jill Stein launched an online fundraising page to fund her request of a recount in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. Before midnight, she had raised her $2m dollar target to file for a recount in Wisconsin and continues to raise money for a recount in Pennsylvania and Michigan.

Note To World: Hillary Clinton Won the Popular Vote. Yes, She Did

Alex Ratcliffe | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Politics
Alex Ratcliffe

Am I a hopeless idealist? Maybe. But right now, today, from where I sit and how I feel, I am sure that Hope Trumps Fear.

How Trump Won The Presidency Despite Not Winning The Most Votes

Chris Terry | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Politics
Chris Terry

There's been a lot of talk the past few years of an America that is becoming deeply polarised. An electoral system which has just delivered one side victory without winning the most votes can only entrench divisions and drive Americans further apart due to the sense among some voters that the winner lacks legitimacy. This is dangerous for America and a product of an electoral system that is sorely out of date and in need of modernisation.

All Bets on Hillary Clinton

Tommy Gilchrist | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Politics
Tommy Gilchrist

Unpredictable. But only up to a point. The one thing you can be sure of is that Clinton will continue to hammer Trump on each and every single thing he says and does between now and polling day.

Why the Electoral College Works

Courtney Mower | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Courtney Mower

I acknowledge the Electoral college system may not be perfect, but it has many positive features and for now it's the best option the United States has.

The Presidential Election and the Global Economy is in the Hands of Only 275,000 Voters in Ohio

Gareth Edmundson | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Politics
Gareth Edmundson

Mark my words the 2012 Presidential Election is all going to come down to Ohio. Other swing states like Florida, Virginia and Colorado are going to be important but looking at the electoral map, all roads lead to the buckeye state and its 18 Electoral College votes. The candidates know it and Ohio knows it too.