January 4, 2013 At a joint session of Congress, the Electoral College votes from each state were read aloud.
October 31, 2012 There's a chance the Electoral College vote could wind up tied, but it's more likely that there will be different electoral and popular vote winners. If either of those scenarios happens, there could be a push to change the way the U.S. elects its presidents.
October 23, 2012 NPR.org's new interactive scorecard suggests that President Obama may have a somewhat easier path to 270 electoral votes than Mitt Romney, needing to win fewer states. But that's not a given. As you play, you'll be able to come up with plenty of combinations that would get Romney over the top.
October 10, 2012 The outcome of the presidential race will come down to swing states, but Obama begins the race to 270 with the comfort of counting on a greater number of all-but-certain electoral votes than Romney has.
August 28, 2012 In a discussion with Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep, Rich Beeson says Florida's 29 electoral votes are 'crucial' but not absolutely necessary to win in November.
January 27, 2012 Political analyst Stuart Rothenberg projects that President Obama would bury Newt Gingrich in the Electoral College. The president has also gained ground against Mitt Romney.
July 29, 2010 The Massachusetts state legislature has passed a bill that would change the way presidents are elected. It would leave the current Electoral College system and award its votes to the winner of the national popular vote.