July 28, 2017

The History of the Electoral College

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Contrary to popular belief, the Electoral College has nothing to do with electricity and is not an institution of higher learning. It is, instead, how the United States actually elects its president. The concept of the Electoral College has been a part of the United States electoral system since the ratification of the Constitution. The… [Continue Reading]

What Happens at a Caucus?

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What Happens at a Caucus? Although New Hampshire holds the nation’s first primary to determine candidates for the president, the Iowa Caucus is actually the first nominating event in the United States. While most people are familiar with primaries and how they work, caucuses, which are only used in a handful of states, tend to… [Continue Reading]

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