America's election systems have operated smoothly for more than 200 years because the electoral college accomplishes its intended purposes. Democrat samuel tilden won the popular vote by a quarter million votes and came up one electoral vote shy of a majority because twenty electoral votes were under dispute a congressionally-appointed commission composed of eight republicans and seven democrats voted along party lines, awarding all twenty of those. Photograph: huseyin aldemir/reuters unofficial results show that turks have approved changes to their constitution, handing president erdoğan sweeping new powers in sunday's referendum, the head of the country's high electoral board (ysk) has said the yes campaign won 125 million more votes. The disputed election of 1876 the election of 1876 between rutherford b hayes and democrat samuel tilden of new york was one of the most hostile, controversial campaigns in american history tilden won the popular vote and led in the electoral college, but 19 votes from three republican-controlled states ( louisiana. The vice-president is elected by an electoral college consisting of members of both houses of parliament, in accordance with the system of proportional representation all doubts and disputes arising in connection with the election of the vice-president are enquired into and decided by the supreme court of india whose. Not making a concession speech could still have serious repercussions the first to do both, a public and private concession speech, was al smith, who lost to herbert hoover in 1928 in america's here, 20 electoral votes were disputed in four states: florida, louisiana, south carolina, and oregon. Plumer never mentioned washington in his speech explaining his vote to the other new hampshire electors van buren over texas, pennsylvania's george m dallas was nominated for vice president to appease van burenites, and the party backed annexation and settling the oregon boundary dispute with england.
In that election the federalists nominated john adams to be president and the charles pinckney to be vice president the democratic-republicans nominated jefferson as president and aaron burr as vice president the democratic- republicans made the mistake of assigning the same number of electoral votes to both. When it comes to us presidential elections, one of the most popular misconceptions is that voters directly vote for one candidate or another what the voters actually do is choose a slate of electors in their state who make up the electoral college there are 538 electoral college votes: 100 represent the two senators from. Donald trump won tuesday's election with 305 electoral votes to hillary clinton's 233 so the papers say but in fact, clinton triumphed in the obama didn't mention it in his comments yesterday, and neither did clinton in her short concession speech “donald trump is going to be our president,” was all. The state electoral colleges' sealed votes are sent to the vice president, acting as president of the senate, where the envelopes are opened in front of the members of congress and counted if there is a dispute over the final vote count, the senate and house meet separately to decide the dispute both a.
Senator robert e dole of kansas, the republican nominee for president in 1996 and republican nominee for vice president in 1976, stated in a 1979 floor speech: “many persons have the impression that the electoral college benefits those persons living in small states i feel that this is somewhat of a. Like: an electoral college tie that has to get resolved by congress a disputed state a pivotal elector going rogue chaos on the level of bush versus gore in 2000 or tilden versus hayes in 1876 thanks to our byzantine electoral college system, all sorts of convoluted outcomes can happen, at least in. The extraordinary presidential election contest in 2000 raised new issues about the electoral process in the third edition of after the people vote: a guide to the electoral college, leading constitutional, political, and legal scholars use examples from that controversial election and other disputed elections to. Congress will tabulate the states' electoral slates in alphabetical order four vote counters, known as tellers and typically two house and two senate members, will announce the results if there is a dispute over a state's electors, a debate can be called this is the second circuit-breaker, and is in.
During which time the members of the electoral college convene in the 50 state capitals and in the district of columbia, cast this record, coupled with disputes over the electoral count in 1877, provided the impetus for codifying speeches under the guise of offering an objection when an objection. Everyone learns the general concepts of the electoral process in school but when issues surrounding an election gain prominence in the news, many want to dive deeper into the subjects related to that process this minibibliography lists titles that explain the electoral college and its constitutional role also listed are titles. Proposals for electoral college reform, house of representatives, subcommittee on the constitution, committee on the judiciary, washington, dc first, the system should avoid contingency elections and disputed elections that create a climate for corrupt deals, tempt foreign enemies and shorten the time for the. 00:01:08, none i think we'll begin now i'm susan cooper, director of affairs at the public archives we are lucky to have 00:01:15, unidentified speaker michael white, director of legal affairs for the national archives federal register michael.
In this first election there was no official nomination george washington was held in such high esteem by the other founding fathers and was so popular that there were no serious rivals to his election he did not campaign for the office or give speeches on his own behalf every elector cast a vote for washington (69 two. Election law @ moritz is a non-partisan program at the ohio state university moritz college of law devoted to bringing insight and information on the laws governing all types of elections in the united states at the program's center is the election law @ moritz website, a collection of analyses, litigation documents,.
But tilden's 184 electoral votes -- the votes that would decide the presidency -- were still one short of a majority, while hayes' 165 electoral votes left him 20 ballots away the votes of three southern states and one western state still had not been counted the 20 electoral votes remaining in dispute were one from oregon. It is significant that all but one of our disputed presidential elections — including the wildly disputed 1876 and 2000 elections — were resolved before the electoral college met and the one exception — in 1824 — followed the precise constitutional procedures for a house vote in cases where there was no. There have been five united states presidential elections in which the winner lost the popular vote including the 1824 election, which was the first us presidential election where the popular vote was recorded losing the popular vote means securing less of the national popular vote than the person who received either a.
A coalition of groups opposed to donald trump are planning demonstrations in all 50 state capitals on monday, targeting the meetings of a historic and much- disputed organization: the electoral college their goal is a long shot: persuading enough electors to abandon commitments to vote for trump,. A dispute over the outcome of an electoral college vote is possible—it happened in 2000—but it's less likely than a dispute over the popular vote the reason is that the winning candidate's share of the electoral college invariably exceeds his share of the popular vote in last week's election, for example. I don't dispute its assessment that hillary clinton has a 63 or 64 percent chance of winning the election that said, in the event this race does tighten to a coin flip by nov 8, there is an unusually high chance donald trump could win the electoral college while losing the popular vote — basically. (the house must select from the top three presidential finishers in the electoral college, the senate from the top two vice-presidential finishers) now mondale has a presidency -- of here, the constitution is silent yet the question could become crucial if a state's electoral votes are disputed the margin between anderson.