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  • Third past the post

    Third past the post

    Although there are several other minor parties, such as the Green and Constitution parties, and some independent candidates as well, since 1852, a candidate from the Republican or Democratic parties has always won or become runner-up in the US presidential elections, except in 1912, when Theodore Roosevelt, a popular former Republican president and a unique candidate unto himself came in second while not running under the banner of one of the two major parties and lost to Woodrow Wilson.

    December 18, 2020
  • Trump wins 270 electoral votes for White House

    Trump wins 270 electoral votes for White House

    US President-elect Donald Trump has surpassed the necessary 270 votes in the Electoral College, the next step in the official process to become President. Trump received 304 electoral votes to Hillary Clinton’s 224. Six “faithless” electors voted for other candidates, costing Trump two votes and Clinton four, CNN reported on Monday. Hawaii’s electors are still …

    December 20, 2016