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How many Electoral College votes are needed in order to win the Presidency?
How does the national government determine how many Electoral College votes each state gets?
number of senators it has
number of representatives it has
number of representatives and senators it has
What is the purpose of the Electoral College?
Elect school board members.
Provide opportunities for kids to attend college.
Elect the President of the United States.
Elects representatives to Congress.
What is the total number of electoral votes in the Electoral College.
In the presidential primary election you are actually voting for the _____________.
Even though Washington, D.C. is not a state, it has three electoral votes.
If a tie occurs in the Electoral College, this part of Congress elects the President.
House of Representatives
How are a state's electoral votes determined?
Multiply the number of Senators and House of Representatives.
The number of Senators a state has.
The number of Senators and Representatives a state has.
Only the number of Representatives a state has.
"Winner take all" means that all of a state's electoral votes go to the candidate who had the majority of votes in that state.
What month do the people vote for President of the United States?
What are the only 2 states to decide Electoral College votes based upon congressional districts and majority voting, and not "winner take all"?
California & Texas
Missouri & Kansas
New York & Arizona
Nebraska & Maine
What state has the most Electoral votes?
Why does California have more electoral votes than Texas?
California has a higher population than Texas
California had more influence in the Senate than Texas
California has a lower population than Texas
California's land area is more than Texas
The President and Vice President are elected through the process of the electoral college. Which amendment is this?
Which amendment gives Washington D.C. three electoral votes?
What is the least amount of electoral votes that a state may have?
The Census is conducted every 10 years to count the total population in the nation. How can the population affect the Electoral College?
Change the number of electoral votes a state gets
It can't affect it the Electoral College
It can determine the number of Senators each state gets.
In order to vote in U.S. elections, you must be 18 years old, a resident of the state you’re voting in, a citizen of the U.S., and __________?
A citizen in good standing
Current on your taxes
Registered to vote
A registered member of a political party
How many times in American history has the Electoral College gone against the popular vote?
When was the last time the Electoral College went against the popular vote?
Who were the 2 major party candidates in the 2016 presidential election?
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump
Al Gore and George W. Bush
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump
Al Gore and Joe Biden