3 Nov 2020

How the electoral college system works

You may have heard a lot about America’s ‘battleground states’ – that’s because the entire election is likely to be decided by the handful of places where it’s a close fought race.

Even though this is the digital age, Americans are still voting under a system devised in the Eighteenth Century, by the nation’s founding fathers – known as the electoral college.

Here’s how it works.