'Electoral College' Becomes Hot Google Search Trend

Don't expect the 538 people who will meet to determine the next president of the United States through the Electoral College to change their minds.

But vote has piqued interest in Americans wanting to know more about the process.

Electors -- who are all listed by Wikipedia -- will meet in their respective states to cast two votes: one for president and one for vice president. The New York Times explains the process, which many Americans, according to Google Search Trends, want to learn more about.

Google continues to track more searches today for the term "Electoral College" than ever before.

Those searches are in the form of questions like "How does the Electoral College work?" "Will the Electoral College stop Trump," and "How does the Electoral College work" are the three top tending questions in search queries.

Those who are searching also want to know "What happens if the Electoral College change their vote?" and "How do you become an Electoral College elector?" And they want to know how many Electoral College votes there are, when the Electoral College was formed, and who picks the Electoral College electors.

Vermont, District of Columbia, Alaska, Maine, and New Hampshire are the top give states in which searches have spiked.

In the past month, searchers in Kansas, Virginia, New Hampshire, District of Columbia, and West Virginia have been most interested in actor Martin Sheen and his quest to influence the Electoral College. Searches for Sheen's video that begs the Electoral College not to vote for Trump continues to spike in California, Arizona, Texas, Georgia, Florida, among other states.

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