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The system we use to elect the President is known as what?
a) Electoral College
b) Presidential Election Campaign
c) Voter Registration Zone
d) Popular Vote

Who chooses the slate of electors from each state?
a) The People
b) Political Parties
c) Congress
d) The Governor

The number of electors from each state is based on that states what?
a) Date it entered the Union
b) Land Area
c) Congressional Representation
d) Number of laws passed

What is the total number of electors needed to win an election?
a) 180
b) 50
c) 535
d) 270

How is the slate of electors chosen in each state?
a) That States Legislative Branch
b) Electoral Presidents
c) Popular Vote (vote of the people)
d) Drawing straws

When a candidate wins the popular vote in a state he gets all of that states electoral votes because of the _________________.
a) Winner take all system
b) Losers out system
c) Majority rule system
d) No tie possible system

The Electoral college favors a _______ party system.
a) 1
b) 3
c) 0
d) 2

Because of the winner take all system, candidates focus much of their attention on which type of states?
a) Older
b) Larger populated
c) Smaller Populated
d) Most Northern

What is the least number of electoral votes a state can have?
a) 3
b) 5
c) 1
d) 2

Even though the chosen slate of electors doesn't cast the official vote until December, how can we know the winner of the election the night of?
a) Winner take all system
b) Lucky guess
c) Losers out system
d) A little birdy tells us

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