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www.factcheck.org/2008/02/the-reason-for-the-electoral-college

Feb 11, 2008 ... Q: Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College? A: The framers of the Constitution didn't trust direct democracy. FULL QUESTION: Why does ...

www.historycentral.com/elections/Electoralcollgewhy.html

by Marc Schulman. The Electoral College was created for two reasons. The first purpose was to create a buffer between population and the selection of a ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/leon-friedman/why-do-we-have-the-electo_b_12885468.html

Nov 10, 2016 ... Why Do We Have the Electoral College By Leon Friedman Very little ... body whose only function is to choose who should lead the country.

www.reference.com/government-politics/purpose-electoral-college-c9f12a8548d434ee

The purpose of the electoral college is to be a compromise between election of the president by the vote of Congress and the popular vote of the people.

www.archives.gov/federal-register/electoral-college/about.html

Under the 23rd Amendment of the Constitution, the District of Columbia is allocated 3 electors and treated like a state for purposes of the Electoral College.

dailysignal.com/2016/11/07/why-the-founders-created-the-electoral-college

Nov 7, 2016 ... Electoral College has provided stability to the process of picking ... years because the Electoral College accomplishes its intended purposes.

time.com/4558510/electoral-college-history-slavery

Nov 8, 2016 ... As Americans await the quadrennial running of the presidential obstacle course now known as the Electoral College, it's worth remembering ...

www.history.com/topics/electoral-college

When Americans vote for a President and Vice President, they are actually voting for presidential electors, known collectively as the electoral college. It is these ...

freedomoutpost.com/the-purpose-of-the-electoral-college

Dec 17, 2016 ... The Electoral College process defined in the U.S. Constitution, Article II, Section 1 and the 12th Amendment, has numerous purposes and ...