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AIR DATE: Thursday, October 11, 2012
Vice Presidential Debate (1 hr. 34 min.)
Vice President Joe Biden and Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) met at Centre College for the 2012 vice presidential debate.
KEYWORDS: Campaigns & Elections, Road to the White House, 2012 Presidential Campaign, Joe Biden, Paul Ryan

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C-SPAN Classroom is delighted to offer our new 2016 Electoral College Map poster – FREE and available only to C-SPAN Classroom Members. This colorful 44" x 44" poster can jumpstart discussion and a variety of lessons on a wide range of subject matters and grade levels as you teach about the 2016 presidential election.

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Features of the 2016 Electoral Map poster include:

  • State electoral votes that reflect the 2010 census
  • State abbreviations for easy identification
  • States' electoral numbers color-coded to reflect the 2012 election results
  • Locations of the 2016 Republican and Democratic Conventions
  • The history of the election results since 1900 including electoral and popular votes
  • Inset maps showing the electoral results since 1992
  • Asterisks denoting Maine and Nebraska as district method states instead of winner-take-all
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