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The electoral college is the group of people who officially elect the US president.

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The electoral college is the group of people who officially elect the US president.

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The people (read: noncriminal citizens above the age of 18) of that country.

The people of the United States elect the President by Popular Vote, but the Electoral College is the body that officially elects the President into office. (There have been 4 Presidents elected into office by the Electoral College that lost the popular vote, which means that the majority of people didn't vote for that president. http://americanhistory.about.com/od/uspresidents/f/pres_unpopular.htm)

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The group is called the electoral college; its members are electors.

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The electoral college

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electoral college

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The Electoral College (APEX)

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Important and responsible people

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Thomas Jefferson's vice president

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