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In the present study, we examined the possibility that the self-presentational strategies the presidential candidates employed in their acceptance speeches related to whether or not they won the popular vote in the election.
Clinton wrote that she won the popular vote in the 2016 election.
The NPVC, for those not familiar with it, is proposed legislation that would be an agreement between participating states to elect the president of the United States by national popular vote.
But there is an even deeper problem with the Electoral College as it operates today, even when the popular vote winner and the Electoral College winner are the same.
Normally, the winner of the nationwide popular vote also wins the majority of the electors' votes.
Secretary Clinton WON THE POPULAR VOTE and should be President," the petition said.
Disappointed Mrs Clinton has followed Al Gore in 2000 by winning the popular vote but still not being elected to the White House.
presidents are chosen not by the national popular vote, but in the individual Electoral College contests in the 50 states and Washington D.
This new measure removed this expiration date and keeps New York on the list of states supporting the National Popular Vote indefinitely.
The National Popular Vote organization, which is behind this idea, is mentioned in passing, and a glance at its website makes it clear that there is a significant campaign to persuade state legislatures to enact laws requiring each state's members of the Electoral College to vote for whichever presidential candidate wins the most popular votes in the entire nation.
In a worst-case scenario, the storm disruption could cause Obama to lose the popular vote and still win re-election, stirring up vitriolic memories of the contested 2000 battle that allowed Republican George W.
In fact, there have been several presidential candidates who won the popular vote, but lost the election because they received fewer electoral votes.