New York State Archives, NYSA_13251-93_1992_vote
1992 Certificate of Vote for the New York State Electoral College. [2 pages]
What does this document tell us about the 1992 presidential election?
Did the person the New York electors voted for become president?
How old do you have to be to vote in the United States?
Why do we vote?
Is this how American citizens vote when they go to the voting place?
Which two presidents have won the electoral vote but not the popular vote?
Why does this document show thirty-three electoral votes for New York? How many electoral votes does New York get now? Why is there a difference?
Math: A presidential candidate has to receive more than half of the electoral votes to become president. If there are 538 total electoral votes, how many votes does a candidate need in order to have more than half of the votes?
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St. George, Judith. So You Want to be President? New York: Philomel Books, 2000. ISBN: 0399234071