The National Archives and Records Administration hosts the Electoral College Home Page, a interesting collection of information all about this most famous of U.S. colleges. Are your state's electors bound by the popular vote? Check out the laws and requirements for each state to find out. Learn more about how the Electoral College works, and why it works the way it does, in the Electoral College procedures section. See who received electoral votes in every election between 1789 and 1996. And try the Electoral College calculator to see how various combinations of states can make or break the election for a given candidate.