elector : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a citizen who has a legal right to vote
- n any of the German princes who were entitled to vote in the election of new emperor of the Holy Roman Empire
- The two most common ways: either the elector is nominated by his or her state party committee (usually as a reward for years of stumping for the party) or the elector .
- No elector has dared or chosen to break his pledge since 1796 when Samuel Miles, a Federalist elector in Pennsylvania, voted for Thomas Jefferson instead of John Adams.
- One Cardinal elector said many of the 20-member Latin American bloc closely aligned with the German's traditionalist stance arrived intent on getting Ratzinger elected.
News & Articles
- Sway Outcome
Republicans sued last year over the law, arguing that NOTC could siphon votes from a disgruntled electorate and sway the outcome of a close 2012 presidential and Nevada U.S. Senate race.
July 11, 2013 - Metropolitan News-Enterprise
- Herb Titus in Huffington Post (blog)
I think it should be resolved. The duty is in the Electoral College. Every Obama elector that is committed to casting a vote on the 15th of December, they have a constitutional duty to make certain whether Mr. Obama is a natural-born citizen,...
- Charles Hendry in Bexhill Observer
Wealden MP Charles Hendry, whose expenses were Â£138,655, said, "Last year my expenses worked out at Â£1.65 per elector - those on the electoral roll - and Â£1.30 per Wealden constituent. Wealden is one of the biggest constituencies in the south...
- Drew Edmondson in Tulsa World
Oklahoma law requires anyone who circulates a petition be a qualified elector; that means a US citizen over the age of 18 and a resident of Oklahoma,said Attorney General Drew Edmondson, whose office oversees the multicounty grand jury....