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Q: When did the popular vote for president begin?
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What is the difference between popular vote for a senator and electoral vote vote for president?

the popular vote is by everybody. the electoral vote is by electoral colleges, which not everyone is in

Why isn't the president chosen by popular vote?

The president of the United States is elected by electoral vote.

Electors are elected by popular vote but the president is elected by?

Electors are elected by popular vote but the president is elected by the electoral college. A president candidate can win the popular vote and still not win if he doesn't win the electoral college.

Why doesn't the popular vote decide the president?

because its electoral votes and it technically is the most popular but congress also has to vote the new president in.

Do the people really vote for president?

No, the vote for president is called the popular vote and that does not count. When you cast your vote for president, you are actually voting for the electors to vote for the president.

How and why did he became president of the US?

popular vote

Did president bush win the popular vote in 2004?

Yes he won the popular vote in 2004, but not in 2000.

Does the winner of the popular vote or the winner of the electoral vote become president?


Is it true that the electoral vote is a better method for selecting the president than the popular vote?

i do not believe this is true. i don't think this is a popular vote.

In a presidential democracy how is a president chosen?

By popular vote

How did the presidential election process begin to change in the early 1800's?

the popular vote become more important.

Which president only won thirty-two percent of the popular vote?

None. John Q. Adams had the lowest percentage of popular vote in 1824 with 30.9%. Second lowest President in the popular vote category was Abraham Lincoln in 1860 with 39.8%.