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All states now rely on a popular election for the selection of electors. 48 states and the District of Columbia award their entire slate of electoral votes on a winner-take-all basis. Maine and Nebraska allot electors based partially on the state vote winner and partly on congressional district results...
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Maine and Nebraska allot electors based partially on the state vote winner and partly on congressional district results. The Electoral College also has the benefit of tending to enlarge the margin of victory for presidential candidates, removing doubt from elections that are close in the popular vote...
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