Electoral College who’s who: Names to know in the pool of 538

Electoral College who’s who: Names to know in the pool of 538Members of the Electoral College are meeting in state capitals across the country today to officially cast their votes to name the 45th president of the United States. While Donald Trump has earned the title president-elect and begun the transition to staffing his new administration, the results of the election won’t be official until he collects 270 of the 538 total electoral votes. The process for selecting electors varies widely from state to state, as do the rules stating whether or not an elector can go rogue and cast a vote for someone other than the candidate selected by their state’s vote.

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