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President Trump and President George W. Bush won the election vote in the election, but did not win the referendum. How does the electoral college work?

USA Today

Hillary Clinton won the referendum but lost the 2016 presidential election due to the Electoral College. This year, she plans to become a participant in the system.

The Electoral College is made up of 538 representatives: those who vote for the president. In the process of electing the president, this system tends to give the smaller states a louder voice, and Clinton has publicly opposed this system in the past.

This year, Clinton was listed by the New York State Electoral Commission as one of the 29 Democratic voters in the state. If Joe Biden wins a referendum in New York, Clinton and 28 other voters will vote for him as the next president.

In an interview with SiriusXM Progress, Clinton said: “I will definitely vote for Joe and Kamala in New York… I can’t wait.” According to 270towin.com, the Democratic presidential candidates have been selected in the past eight presidential elections New York has pushed to new heights.

The Electoral College can elect a president who has fewer votes: This is the reason and the way.

New York has taken steps to stay away from the electoral college: the state is part of the National Pact for Popular Voting. If enough states sign up for this effort, the Electoral College will select the candidate who wins the national popular vote.

Earlier this week, Clinton participated in the 2020 general election, saying that the idea of ​​re-electing President Donald Trump made her “literally sick.”

Clinton told Kara Swisher as a guest on the “Washington Times” public opinion podcast: “I can’t accept his idea of ​​winning, so I just started with this.”

“What makes me uncomfortable is that I think we will suffer this kind of abuse and destruction of our institutions for another four years, undermining our norms and values, and undermining our leadership… the list goes on,” she says.

Contributors: Wyatte Grantham-Philips and Josh Peter, USA Today; Associated Press

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