There’s a lot that goes into choosing who our next president will be.
It’s not just a simple tally. It involves the Electoral College.
Here’s a video that explains the intricacies of the Electoral College and why some states get targeted by campaigns more than others:
To further complicate matters, any citizen over 18 can’t just walk into a polling place and cast their vote. They must register first.
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission provides the National Mail Voter Registration Form which lists out each states requirements needed to register to vote in that state. Check it out here.