Definition of electoral college noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    electoral college

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  1. 1the Electoral College (in the US) a group of people who come together to elect the President and Vice-President, based on the votes of people in each state Each of the fifty states casts electoral college votes equal to the number of its delegates in Congress. Wordfindercaucus, congress, the Electoral College, House of Representatives, nomination, president, primary, running mate, senate, swing state See related entries: Elections
  2. 2(British English) a group of people who are chosen to represent the members of a political party, etc. in the election of a leader
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