Progressives should favor the Constitution's super-majority procedures, which generally promote more reason and less passion in government, demand greater consensus throughout society for public policy, and protect minority rights.
The president-elect obtained 50.9 percent of the popular vote, compared with President Donald Trump's 47.3 percent.
The president-elect and the incumbent have received the two highest vote counts in U.S. election history.
Two of the country's tightest state battles in presidential election history were in Maryland in 1832 and 1904.
Survey finds GOP would support Trump in another attempt at the White House in 2024 if he loses to Biden.
If Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wins the popular vote by less than two points, Trump could be poised to win the election, according to the top statistician.
Biden only has a 12 percent chance of defeating Trump if the popular vote is very close, a recent study of the Electoral College finds.
Biden's seven-point lead is the most sizeable advantage a presidential candidate has seen since Clinton's re-election nearly 25 years ago.
Biden's seemingly clear path to victory may be a result of skewed polls, 2016 comparisons show, with Trump still set up to lose the popular vote—but potentially win the Electoral College once again.
Trump said he hadn't campaigned to win the popular vote, but asserted that he would have won had his campaign employed a different strategy.
Sisolak, a Democrat who was elected to office in November, rejected AB186, which would have joined a pact of several states looking to disregard the Electoral College in the next presidential election.
A new poll showed a slight majority of Republicans think voter fraud is such a problem they would support pushing back the next election if the president and Congress backed it.
The vice-chair of Trump's voter fraud panel wants to make voters prove their citizenship when registering, despite little evidence of voting by illegal immigrants.
Crowd size, the popular vote and voter fraud continue to get under Trump's thin skin.
Richard Dowling and Cormac Gollogly are the first gay couple to marry in Ireland.