Electoral college

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An electoral college is a set of electors who are selected to elect a candidate to a particular office.wikipedia
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Prince-elector

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While most other Germanic nations had developed a strictly hereditary system by the end of the first millennium, the Holy Roman Empire did not, and the King of the Romans, who would become, by papal coronation, Holy Roman Emperor or at least Emperor-elect, was elected by the college of prince-electors from the late Middle Ages until 1806 (the last election took place in 1792).
The Prince-electors (Kurfürst, pl. Kurfürsten,, Princeps Elector) of the Holy Roman Empire, or Electors for short, were the members of the electoral college that elected the Holy Roman Emperor.

1962 French presidential election referendum

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Prior to the 1962 French presidential election referendum, the President of the French Republic was elected indirectly by these Grands électeurs; prior to the adoption of the French Constitution of 1958, the President of France was elected by the French Parliament.
The question was whether to have the President of the French Republic elected by direct popular vote, rather than by an electoral college.

Electoral College (India)

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Similarly, in India the members of the both houses of parliament together with weighted votes from the members of the state legislative assemblies constitute an electoral college that elects the head of state.
The President is indirectly elected by means of an electoral college consisting of the elected members of the Parliament of India and the Legislative assemblies of the States of India and the Union territories of Delhi and Puducherry.

Presidential Electoral College

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Other countries with electoral college systems include Burundi, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Madagascar, Myanmar, Pakistan, Trinidad and Tobago and Vanuatu.
The Presidential Electoral College is an electoral college made up of MPs that elects the President of Myanmar.

Election Committee

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Within China, both Macau and Hong Kong each have an Election Committee which functions as an electoral college for selecting the Chief Executive and formerly (in the case of Hong Kong) for selecting some of the seats of the Legislative Council.
The Election Committee is a Hong Kong electoral college, the function of which is to select the Chief Executive (CE).

President of Italy

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In Italy, the (non-executive) head of state is elected by the members of both houses of Parliament in joint session, together with delegates elected by the Regional Councils to ensure the representation of minorities.
The president of the Republic is elected by an electoral college of about 1,000 members.

President of France

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Prior to the 1962 French presidential election referendum, the President of the French Republic was elected indirectly by these Grands électeurs; prior to the adoption of the French Constitution of 1958, the President of France was elected by the French Parliament.
Since the referendum on the direct election of the president of the French Republic in 1962, the officeholder has been directly elected by universal suffrage; he was previously elected by an electoral college.

French Fifth Republic

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Since the beginning of the French Fifth Republic, these Grands électeurs are responsible for electing the senators. The first presidential election of the Fifth Republic which elected Charles de Gaulle was the only presidential election where the winner was determined via an electoral college.
On 21 December 1958, Charles de Gaulle was elected president of France by an electoral college.

Electoral College (Pakistan)

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Other countries with electoral college systems include Burundi, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Madagascar, Myanmar, Pakistan, Trinidad and Tobago and Vanuatu.
The President of Pakistan is chosen by an electoral college (undefined), in Pakistan.

Elections in Trinidad and Tobago

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Other countries with electoral college systems include Burundi, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Madagascar, Myanmar, Pakistan, Trinidad and Tobago and Vanuatu.
The president is elected for a five-year term by an electoral college consisting of the members of both houses of Parliament.

President of Finland

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Historical examples of electoral colleges include Finland's, which elected the country's president from 1925 to 1988, exceptions are 1944 (exception law), 1946 (parliament) and 1973 (extended term by exception law).
Between 1919 and 1988, the president was elected indirectly by an electoral college made up of electors chosen by voters in the presidential election.

Legislative Council of Hong Kong

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Within China, both Macau and Hong Kong each have an Election Committee which functions as an electoral college for selecting the Chief Executive and formerly (in the case of Hong Kong) for selecting some of the seats of the Legislative Council.
In the 2000 election, 24 were directly elected, six elected from an 800-member electoral college known as the Election Committee of Hong Kong, and 30 elected from FCs.

1989 Brazilian presidential election

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The electoral college was replaced with a two-round system direct election in 1989, after the restoration of democracy.
On January 15, 1985, Tancredo Neves won the electoral college election for president, putting an end to the 21-year-old military dictatorship.

List of indirect presidential elections in France

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The first presidential election of the Fifth Republic which elected Charles de Gaulle was the only presidential election where the winner was determined via an electoral college.
At the start of the Fifth Republic in 1958, the first presidential election was held using an electoral college consisting of members of the French Parliament, general councils, as well as overseas assemblies, mayors, deputy mayors and city council members.

1920 Chilean presidential election

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Chile had an electoral college established by the 1828 Constitution, which was used to elect its president in the elections from 1829 to 1920.
This was the last Chilean election to have been decided by the Electoral college.

1995 Argentine general election

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The constitution was amended in 1994 and the electoral college was replaced with direct elections by popular vote, using a two-round system since 1995.
Bypassing the previous electoral college system, a victory by direct proportional voting could be achieved by either through a run-off election (in case no candidate obtained a clear majority).

Jurat

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In Guernsey, an electoral college called the States of Election chooses the island's jurats.
There are twelve Jurats at any one time, who are indirectly elected by an electoral college constituted of States Members and members of the legal profession.

President of Georgia

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Georgia will have the Electoral College to elect the President of Georgia beginning in 2024.

Candidate

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An electoral college is a set of electors who are selected to elect a candidate to a particular office.

Legal person

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Often these represent different organizations, political parties, or entities, with each organization, political party or entity represented by a particular number of electors or with votes weighted in a particular way.

Voting

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An electoral college is a set of electors who are selected to elect a candidate to a particular office. Often these represent different organizations, political parties, or entities, with each organization, political party or entity represented by a particular number of electors or with votes weighted in a particular way.

Ancient Germanic law

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Early Germanic law stated that the German king led only with the support of his nobles.

Pelagius of Asturias

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Thus, Pelagius needed to be elected by his Visigothic nobles before becoming king of Asturias, and so did Pepin the Short by Frankish nobles in order to become the first Carolingian king.

Visigoths

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Thus, Pelagius needed to be elected by his Visigothic nobles before becoming king of Asturias, and so did Pepin the Short by Frankish nobles in order to become the first Carolingian king.

Asturias

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Thus, Pelagius needed to be elected by his Visigothic nobles before becoming king of Asturias, and so did Pepin the Short by Frankish nobles in order to become the first Carolingian king.