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electoral college

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishelectoral collegeeˌlectoral ˈcollege noun   the Electoral College
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electoral collegeThis leaves 143 electoral college votes in 14 swing states undecided.Outdated voting mechanisms, a decentralised, idiosyncratic procedure, and the archaic electoral college have received comment.Since the trade union votes count for 40 percent of the local electoral college, Mr Davies was declared the nominee.As the rule book insists, 12 weeks will elapse before the electoral college is convened.But in the electoral college, Kennedy won by a comfortable 303 votes to 219 votes for Nixon.If the system had been built on popular votes rather than the electoral college, each would have pursued a different strategy.This electoral college system must be scrapped.
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