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Trump wins U.S. Electoral College vote

WASHINGTON: Republican Donald Trump prevailed in U.S. Electoral College voting on Monday to officially win election as the next president, easily dashing a long-shot push by a small movement of detractors to try to block him from gaining…

Explainer: How does Electoral College in the US work?

WASHINGTON: The 538 members of the US Electoral College meet Monday in the capital of each of the 50 states to designate a successor to Barack Obama as president of the United States. A candidate must obtain an absolute majority of the…

How the United States elect its President?

The United States voters do not technically elect their president. Instead, the results of the general election merely provide a guide for Electoral College members. They, in turn, pick the President. The popular vote not always decides…