As many as 150 million votes are expected to be cast in this year’s U-S presidential election.
But the votes that really count will belong to just 538 people: the presidential electors. That’s who voters are really choosing when they tick a box for Donald Trump or Joe Biden. It’s a system that’s unique – and often confusing for outsiders.
Is the institution from the 1780’s still fit-for-purpose in the 21st century?
Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom
Kesha Ram – Democratic elector candidate in Vermont
Jennifer Victor – George Mason University
Jim Wass – Republican Elector Candidate in Maryland
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