Presidential elections happen every four years and involve two components: the popular vote and the Electoral College. Explore information about the Electoral College, and prints and photographs of some past presidents' oath of office.
The process to elect a candidate for the Office of the President of the United States has two steps: the popular vote and the Electoral College. The following U.S. Government resources have more information about the Electoral College.
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
U.S. House of Representatives