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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 ...


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 ...


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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 ...


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 ...