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A Presidential candidate must obtain 270 Electoral Votes (the vote cast in the electoral college of the U.S. by the representatives of each state in a presidential election) to be elected President of the United States.

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The president is elected by the electoral college. Two hundred seventy electoral votes are needed to get elected.


by popular and electoral college votes.


Electoral votes in the U.S. Electoral College determine the President of the United States.


If no president candidate receive a majority of electoral votes, the president is elected by the House of Representatives. Each state is allowed one vote.



George Washington received 100% of the electoral votes and was unanimously elected President in 1789 and 1792.


Electoral votes in the Electoral College determine the President and Vice President of the United States.


The candidate who receives the most electoral votes wins the presidency. It is possible to lose the popular vote but win the electoral vote to be elected president.



Here are the four steps to becoming president..... Step One: Registered voters cast their votes in the general election. Step Two: In each state, votes are counted. Canidate with the most votes wins all the states electoral votes (using the winner takes all system). There are 538 total electoral votes. Step Three: Canidate must win a majority of electoral votes to win. Canidate must win 270 to win. IF...there's a tie, election is decided by one of the U.S. House of Representatives. Each state has one vote. * It's possible for a candidate to win popular vote and still loose. Step Four: Canidate who wins the electoral votes nationally becomes President.


Zero. In the 1700's the men who were elected president didn't have electoral votes nor popular votes. They were elected by popular vote in Congress. The man who got the most was president and the second in votes was VP.


George Washington received 100% of the electoral votes and was unanimously elected President in 1789 and 1792.


Abraham Lincoln received a majority of the electoral votes in 1860 -- that is why he was elected president.


George Washington received 100% of the electoral votes and was unanimously elected President in 1789 and 1792.


Your state determins it on which canidate gets the most votes.


The winner of the popular vote in each state usually receives all the electoral votes from that state. The candidate with the majority of electoral votes is elected president.


A majority of votes by the electoral college :)


who chooses the president if he is not elected with majority of electoral votes


Impeach, money bills start here, and can pick president if no canidate gets at least 270 electoral votes


Yes unless no candidate gets a majority of the electoral votes. In this event, the election is decided by the House of Representatives.


There are 538 electoral votes. The presedential candidate needs to win 270 in order to be elected president.


Electoral votes in the Electoral College determine the President of the United States. The electors are elected by popular vote in each state.


The record is Ronald Reagan in 1984 with 525 electoral votes. Proportionally, the record would go to George Washington who was unanimously elected with 69 electoral votes and re-elected with 132 e.v.'s in 1789 and 1792, respectively.



You must receive a majority of votes by the electoral college.



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