The Stretched-Out States of America

October 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/24/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 8, p6
The article focuses on the Electoral College representation for each state of the U.S. A group of electors or representatives, the Electoral College is chosen by voters in each state to elect the president. Each state's population will determine the number of electors. A map is presented that illustrates how many electors each state has. To win the presidency, a candidate must win at least 270 of the total 538 electoral votes.


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