TITLE

Electoral College 101

AUTHOR(S)
Mayer, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
New York Times Upfront;10/11/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the U.S. Electoral College, a group of people or electors responsible for selecting the President and Vice President. History of the system; Individual qualified to be an elector; Information on how a candidate wins.
ACCESSION #
14691819

 

Related Articles

  • Electoral College 101. Mayer, Elizabeth // New York Times Upfront;10/11/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p20 

    Provides information on the U.S. Electoral College, a group of people or electors responsible for selecting the President and Vice President. History of the system; Individual qualified to be an elector; Information on how a candidate wins.

  • The Electoral College...What Is It?  // Monkeyshines on America;Sep2000 U.S. Gov./Voting, p17 

    Focuses on the electoral college of the United States. Use of the system to vote for the president and the vice-president; Description of the voting system; Determination of the number of electoral votes in a state; Number of electoral votes of Alaska and New Jersey.

  • ELECTIONS.  // World Almanac for Kids;2000, p254 

    This article provides information on the election of United States presidents and vice presidents. You may be amazed to learn that the president and vice president of the United States are not really elected in November on Election Day. They are actually elected one month later, in December, by...

  • Should Congress Adopt the Pending Plan For Direct Election of the President? PRO.  // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep49, Vol. 28 Issue 8/9, p216 

    Presents Arthur M. Schlesinger's argument in favor of adoption of the pending plan for direct election of the president. Role of electors; Unforeseen events at the time of the making of the Constitution; The electoral college and the rise of political parties; Dangers in the electoral system;...

  • Efforts to Alter the Election Method.  // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep49, Vol. 28 Issue 8/9, p197 

    Assesses the efforts made to alter or abolish the system of electing the U.S. president and vice-president. How attempts to change the electoral system resulted in the 12th and 20th amendments to the constitution; Efforts of Representative William L. Smith to require ballots to be cast...

  • Contemporary Schemes for Revision.  // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep49, Vol. 28 Issue 8/9, p198 

    Discusses current ideas for changing the system to elect a U.S. president and vice-president. Introduction of resolutions in the first session of Congress; Resolution to abolish the Electoral College; Proposal by Senator William Langer and Representative William Lemke calling for the president...

  • ELECTIONS: Electing the PRESIDENT and VICE PRESIDENT.  // World Almanac for Kids;1999, p224 

    No abstract available.

  • THE NATURAL. Duffy, Michael; Bacon Jr., Perry; Tumulty, Karen; Frank, Mitch // Time;7/19/2004, Vol. 164 Issue 3, p46 

    Profiles U.S. Democratic vice-presidential candidate John Edwards. Biographical and career details; Edwards' successes as a lawyer and swift rise in national politics; Impact of the death of his son Wade on Edwards; Legislative record; His decision to run for president; Edward's chief...

  • No. 2 Made His Points.  // Time;11/15/1976, Vol. 108 Issue 20, p39 

    The article profiles Walter Frederick Mondale, the runningmate of the U.S. President Jimmy Carter to the office of vice president in the 1976 election. It notes that Mondale became the leading candidate to succeed Carter. However, he insists that he does not want to take a position in the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics