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  • 11.08.16

Here are the top five questions about the electoral college right now

Every presidential election year, web searches about the electoral college spike. (That’s to be expected.) But users’ specific queries also seem to highlight the cyclical debate about the complexity and usefulness of the American electoral system. Here are the top five questions about the process, according to Google Trends:

The latest projection by the poll-analysis blog FiveThirtyEight gives Hillary Clinton 302 electoral votes (vs. Trump’s 235), and a 3.6% lead in the popular vote.JJM