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 ...
Apr 15, 2016 ... Ben Carson questioned the point of the Electoral College during an exchange
about ... "There's some things we need to look at from a historical ...
Nov 12, 2012 ... The Electoral College is widely regarded as an anachronism, ... are likely to feel
disfranchised—to feel that their votes do not count, that the ... The winner-take-all
method of awarding electoral votes induces the candidates—as we saw in last ....
Sensing a need to distance themselves from Trump's rhetoric, ....
It was a compromise made toward the end of the constitutional convention in a
committee, ... Presumably, we could devise any number of methods to select
electors. So it exists because it ... Do we need the electoral college? Is the
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
Jan 12, 2016 ... 1) The Distribution of Electoral College Votes Per State is Not Equally ..... to end,
every vote should count we do not need the Electoral College.
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 ...
Actually, both these ideas are off the mark. But your confusion isn't. Many
Americans don't really understand how an Electoral College works -- or why we
Mar 17, 2016 ... The electoral college does: Slates of electors pledged to support ... We take it for
granted that the individual votes we cast will be the ones that ... The decision
need not rest with a single state, of course. .... What do we do?
Nov 5, 2012 ... When you vote tomorrow and fill in that oval for Mitt Romney or Barack Obama,
you won't really be voting for the president.