Question 1: The ________ is the only current example of an indirectly elected executive president, with an electoral college comprising electors representing the 50 states and one federal district.
Question 2: Initially, the entire membership of a particular church, both the clergy and laity, elected the ________ or chief presbyter.
Question 3: Often these represent different ________ or entities, with each organization or entity represented by a particular number of electors or with votes weighted in a particular way.
Question 4: Many times, though, the electors are simply important people whose ________, ideally, would provide a better choice than a larger body.
Question 5: Each state has a number of electors equal to its total Congressional representation (in both houses), with the non-state ________ receiving three electors and other non-state territories having no electors.
Question 7: ________ had an electoral college established by its original 1853 constitution, which was used to elect its president during that country's periods of democracy.
Question 8: The ________ was elected by an electoral college between 1919 and 1987.
Question 9: For example, the short-lived ________ (1861-1865) provided for election of its president in virtually the same manner as set out in the U.S. Constitution [. citation needed]
Question 10: Thus, Pelayo needed to be elected by his Visigothic nobles before becoming king of ________, and so did Pepin the Short by Frankish nobles in order to become the first Carolingian king.