Reagan won a landslide of the electoral vote, but less than 51% of the popular vote.
Forget Romney winning the popular vote and Obama winning the electoral vote.
Having barely lived through that along with the rest of the country, I pray that the popular vote and electoral vote totals align.
Congress had counted the electoral vote on February 9, giving to Pierce 254 and 42 to Scott.
In Maryland they divided the electoral vote evenly with their opponents.
In 1912 Wilson received forty-two per cent of the popular vote, and eighty-two per cent of the electoral vote.
An instance of this is the proviso for the counting of the electoral vote.
The counting of the electoral vote shall take place prior to the expiration of the Presidential term.
My chief purpose is not to effect a change in the electoral vote of the Southern States.
These bodies then counted the electoral vote, with the result predicted by Gerry in his letter written two days before.
the tally of the number state-appointed party-affiliated electors for the US presidential candidate who has won a majority of the popular vote in that state, e.g. the number of Republican electors is the vote that goes to the Republican candidate when he/she wins the state