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Adopting the qualified elector standard would eliminate those possibilities, according to the revisor’s office.
In 1789, electors chose George Washington to be the first president of the United States.
But this year, the five inductees are almost a mirror image of the top fan vote-getters, as though the electors didn’t know whom to vote for and watched the results of the straw poll for guidance.
Barkley continues to lead the USA TODAY Network survey, comprised of 19 official Heisman electors who work for Gannett Properties.
The presidential election was, itself, a safeguard: The judgment of the electors—and by extension the judgment of the people who chose them—would ensure a president who exercised the powers of his office with virtue and restraint.
Since congressional apportionment determines the number of a state’s electors—one for each representative and senator in Congress—limiting Southern representation in Congress limited their representation in the Electoral College.
In its ordinances levying the 3/4-cent sales tax in the districts, the Parish Council said state law does not require an election when there are no electors living in such a district.
In 1996, the trustees proposed and the electors passed the township’s only road levy - a 1-mill levy which generates approximately $500,000 per year.
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