Nov 12, 2012 ... The Electoral College is widely regarded as an anachronism, ... Five reasons to
keep our despised method of choosing the president.
Those who object to the Electoral College system and favor a direct popular
election ..... If there are reasons to maintain State representation in the Senate
The Framers Created the Electoral College for a Reason. Lawrence W. ... It is
precisely because of the Electoral College that the recounting of votes focused
on one state instead of many. ... If you like this article, join our email list or donate.
Over the long run, your power as an individual voter is greater in a divided
election than in a direct election. See this page for an explanation. The Electoral
www.meridian.wednet.edu/~slawrenc/Argument For and Against the Electoral College.htm
It contributes to the political stability of the nation by encouraging a two-party
system and discouraging the proliferation of splinter parties such as those that
Critics have long derided the Electoral College as a fusty relic of a bygone era,
an unnecessary ... Consistency would require that if we abolish the Electoral
College, we rid ourselves of the Senate as well. ... See our full list of email
Jul 2, 2015 ... The founding fathers set up the Electoral College originally to retain a
representative form of government. Each state is allotted a number of ...
Oct 16, 2012 ... Sticking with the Electoral College system, but not yet plunging into ... a quick list
of ten problems and potential problems with the Electoral College system: ...
unsuccessful efforts to keep him off the ballot in other states as well.
Dec 25, 1991 ... 1) in calling for abolition of the Electoral College because it might
undemocratically produce the "wrong winner." Only three times in our history ...
Oct 23, 2012 ... The arguments against the Electoral College are, I think, well known at this ...
Originally, of course, the College was seen by the Founders as a way to keep the
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