Learning Exercise

Elections Central—A History of US Presidential Elections

This assignment explores the history of US Presidential elections.
Course: American Government

A reference site for information about US presidential elections. Site includes history and information about polls,... see more


Elections Central—A History of US Presidential Elections- Description and comparison of past elections and the 2008 election process- Make a prediction! Using the Elections Central database study a past election and the way the electoral votes played out. Use recent newspaper or CNN.com to compare past election results with the predictions related to the 2008 election. Make a prediction how the 2008 election will turn out.

Technical Notes

Author Robert Downs


The Presidency and the Bureaucracy: Should the Electoral College Be Abolished?

Type of Task

Learning Objectives

Analyze the pros and cons of the Electoral College.