The Electoral College: Definition & Process

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What are the members of the Electoral College called?

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1. How are electoral votes divided?

2. How many total Electoral College votes are there?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge of the Electoral College. While taking the quiz, you will be tested on electoral votes and members of the college.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will test you on the following:

  • Division of electoral votes
  • Total number of votes in the Electoral College
  • Number of electoral votes needed to win the presidency
  • Members of the Electoral College

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Electoral College
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify how votes are divided
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how states award their Electoral College votes

Additional Learning

To learn more, look at the lesson lesson titled The Electoral College: Definition & Process. The lesson covers these objectives:

  • Details the creation of the Electoral College in 1787
  • Explains national popular votes
  • Covers problems with the Electoral College
  • Explores how the system works today
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