electoral college

electoral college (plural electoral colleges)

  1. (politics) A body of electors empowered to elect someone to a particular office.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of Electoral College#English|Electoral College.
Electoral College
Proper noun
  1. Alternative letter-case form of electoral college.
  2. (US politics) An electoral college chosen, within a state, to formally cast that state's votes for the president and vice president of the United States.
    Each state's Electoral College submits its votes to the President of the Senate.
  3. (US politics, informal) All of the United States' electoral colleges, considered as one body.
  • German: Electoral College, Wahlmännergremium, Wahlmänner-Gremium, Wahlmännerkollegium

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