Election Day and the Electoral College - Reading Comprehension
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Election Day and the Electoral College Reading Comprehension
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Election Day and the Electoral College
By Phyllis Naegeli
2 It's the Tuesday following the first Monday in November - Election Day. After months of political advertising, primaries, and campaigning, it's time to choose. Today voters go to polling places to make their selections. It only takes a few minutes to mark a ballot or pull a lever. What happens next? How does this all work? When will we know who wins?
3 Did you know that voters don't directly choose the president? "What?" you say. That's right; the popular vote doesn't elect our president. Our leader is chosen by the Electoral College. On Election Day, voters actually choose electors to take part in this final step for electing our president. So how did we get this indirect method of election?
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