The electoral college was created as a compromise between those at the Constitutional Convention who wanted the U.S. president elected by popular vote and those who wanted Congress...
Feb 11, 2008 ... Why does the United States have an Electoral College when it would be so easy
to directly elect a president, as we do for all the other political ...
Marquette Magazine asked Dr. Paul Nolette, assistant professor in the
department of political science, why, after 225 years, we still use the Electoral
Why do we have the Electoral College? What proposals have been made to
change the Electoral College system? How does the Electoral College process ...
The two major political parties benefit from the electoral college. They would ...
Why do we still have the electoral college? ... Do we need the electoral college?
Aug 20, 2012 ... The President of the United States is not chosen through a national popular vote
because the framers of the Constitution adopted the Electoral ...
Those who object to the Electoral College system and favor a direct popular
election of the president generally do so on four grounds: .... the Electoral
College's role in reinforcing a two party system, proponents, as we shall see, find
this to be a ...
Oct 24, 2012 ... Why We Still Need The Electoral College. By Kevin Price | October ... No one
wants to find out what happened more than I do. We are holding ...
Oct 16, 2012 ... Sticking with the Electoral College system, but not yet plunging into the ... it
elevates the already ever-present need candidates feel to pander to elderly ... If
we could do nothing more than allocate the electoral votes on a ...
The first reason that the founders created the Electoral College is hard to
understand ... Two states do not use the winner take all system, Maine and