skip navigation
Here's how you know US flag signifying that this is a United States Federal Government website

An official website of the United States government

Here's how you know

Dot gov

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.


Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you've safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.


Electoral College

The National Archives Office of the Federal Register administers the Electoral College. 

Send questions to

Election results

Every two years, the Commission releases a publication entitled Federal Elections, a compilation of the official, certified federal election results obtained from each state's election office and other official sources.  

The Federal Elections publication additionally provides the primary, runoff and general election results for the Senate, the House of Representatives and, when applicable, President. New publications aren't typically released until the summer following the year of the general election.

Observing elections

The FEC is not authorized to assist in the selection or accreditation of election observers for any U.S. election. 

Please consult the U.S. Department of State for media credential information and information on the Washington Foreign Press Center.