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Civics Shorts: The Electoral College

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Map of the popular vote in the 1888 election

The electoral college has been called “complicated and confusing.” But our Civics 101 Shorts series eat “complicated and confusing” for breakfast! This episode explores what the electoral college is, why we have it, and how it works.

 

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