Our favorite sportsbooks frequently drop odds on who will win the electoral college and win the popular vote. You may see these betting lines presented as political prop bets. While many of these lines are enticing, it is vital to understand how the electoral college and the popular vote work. Our breakdown explains the electoral college’s nuances vs. the popular vote and answers our reader’s most poignant questions.
Can the Electoral College Vote Against the Popular Vote?
How Many Times Has the Popular Vote Lost to the Electoral College?