1. Q. How many electors are in the Electoral College?
2. Q. List two or more 20th century Presidents who were elected without a majority of the popular vote.
3. Q. List two U.S. Presidents who were elected without a majority in the Electoral College.
4. Q. What is the name of the only U.S. President who did not receive even a single vote in the Electoral College?
5. Q. Who determines how our state’s Presidential electors are chosen?
6. Q. What are the qualifications to be an elector?
7. Q. Who chooses our state’s members of the Electoral College?
8. Q. On what date are Presidents elected?
9. Q. On what date are Presidential election results discovered and announced?
10. Q. What happens if the leading Presidential candidate dies before the Electoral College meets?
11. Q. What happens if the Presidential candidate dies between the date on which the electors meet and the date on which the results of the electors voting becomes public?
12. Q. What happens if President Bush and Vice President Cheney are re- elected in 2004 but die before inaugural day on January 20, 2005?
13. Q. Which provisions of the Constitution are particularly relevant to the selection of the President and Vice President?
14. Q. Why did John Wilkes Booth try to assassinate Secretary of State William Seward, as well as President Abraham Lincoln and Vice President Andrew Johnson in April, 1865?
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