How did the term electoral college come into use?
It's been around since it was established in 1789. my us and fedral state consitution it says : These electors came to be known as the Electoral College but the Constitution itself does not mention the term electoral college ...
Why were Senate and electoral college established?
the founding fathers wanted to keep the common people from making a mistake ...
Where in the constitution is the electoral college established?
in Article 2 (about executive powers) and the 12th amendment (adopted in 1804) ...
Asked in U.S. Electoral College
What was the cause of the first questioning of the need for the Electoral College?
I just found the Answer to my question when I was reading the book The Importance of the Electoral College by Dr. George Grant. It states in Chapter there page 9 the first paragraph that the first questioning of the need for the Electoral College was by Alexander Hamilton's writing in the Federalist Papers, about his fear that the elections might someday be corrupted. To prevent this, the Founding Fathers, established the need for an Electoral College. ...
After people vote in their state the is used to determine the winner of the presidential race?
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Which best describes the purpose of the Electoral College in the US?
"The Electoral College is a process, not a place. The founding fathers established it in the Constitution as a compromise between election of the President by a vote in Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens." ...