Yes, popular vote does not directly determine the president. In fact, on three occasions, the leader in popular vote lost the election.
If you mean the popular vote the answer of no.
It Means that the Electoral College approves the vote
The number of ballots that a canidate gets.
A popular vote means votes from the people/ qualified voters, as opposed to vote by the electoral college.Voting for presidents during elections uses the electoral college, which uses the popular vote of the state to determine which candidate the state's electoral votes go to.
Electoral vote! Evidently the popular vote doesn't count since Gore won the popular vote.
Yes, the electors from each state vote the same as the popular vote in that state. It does not make any difference if the candidate won the state by 1 popular vote or 300,000 popular votes.
It means an election that everybody has a chance to vote in.
the popular vote is by everybody. the electoral vote is by electoral colleges, which not everyone is in
Congress (legislative branch) is elected by popular vote.
The popular vote is when the people vote for the president. in actuallity the people don't elect the president. the electorial college do. they win states with the popular vote then the delegates from those states vote for the candidate their state chooses.
yes. The popular vote total and the electoral vote total are not directly related.
The purpose of the popular vote is to determine the members of the electoral college who then meet and vote for a president.
Abraham Lincoln received 40% of the popular vote, in the 1860, Presidential election. So, no he did not win the popular vote.
A candidate can win a popular vote by appealing to the state, but can lose a electoral vote by the electoral college deciding against him or her. the electoral college takes the popular votes and makes their vote, determining the new president. for example if Ohios popular vote was for Obama, the electorals would see that and would most likely pick Obama for their vote, but in the past the electorals have gone against the popular vote.
In most cases, they vote for the popular vote winner of the state they represent. For example, if Trump won the popular vote for Kansas, Trump would receive six, which is how many Kansas has, electoral votes.
no he won both popular and electoral vote. However the popular vote was very close and there was strong evidence of vote fraud in cities like Chicago.
After. The electors are supposed to vote in accordance with the popular vote in their state (or whatever method has been specified, but in practice it amounts to "winner take all" with respect to the popular vote results in nearly every state), so it would be impossible for them to vote until the popular vote results are known.
Popular vote counts. It is used to choose the electors who elect the President. Since the electors are chosen on a state by state basis, the total popular vote does not matter., but the popular vote from each state counts.
No- he lost in popular vote by about 2%.
The legislative branch which means Congress is chosen by direct popular vote.
It is possible that for the U.S. as a whole a candidate could win the popular vote total but lose the electoral vote total. However, the electoral vote of every state accurately reflects the popular vote within that state.
The electoral vote of every state accurately reflects the popular vote within that state.
The electoral vote.