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The Reason for the Electoral College - FactCheck.org

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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 ...

Why Do We Have The Electoral College? | The Huffington Post

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Nov 10, 2016 ... Why Do We Have the Electoral College By Leon Friedman Very little attention is being paid to the fact that Hillary Clinton apparently won the ...

U. S. Electoral College: Frequently Asked Questions

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What impact does a candidate's concession speech have on the Electoral College ... However, we do not receive the names of the electors until we receive the ...

The Electoral College - Pros and Cons

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There have, in its 200 year history, been a number of critics and proposed ... Those who object to the Electoral College system and favor a direct popular election of the president generally do so on four grounds: .... As for the second issue of the Electoral College's role in reinforcing a two party system, proponents, as we ...

Why We Use Electoral College, Not Popular Vote - The Daily Signal

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Nov 7, 2016 ... Electoral College has provided stability to the process of picking ... America's election systems have operated smoothly for more than 200 years ...

Why does the Electoral College of the United States of America exist ...

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The Electoral College is an example of an indirect election mechanism. Most modern ... Most modern democracies don't have such mechanisms, though they used to be more common... ... from one party or the other--which raises the question why do we continue to use the Electoral College and not a direct popular vote.

The real reason we have an Electoral College: to protect slave ... - Vox

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Nov 12, 2016 ... Every four years, we elect a president in this country, and we do it in a strange way: via the Electoral College. The reasons for the Electoral ...

Big question: Why do we still have the Electoral College? | Web ...

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Marquette Magazine asked Dr. Paul Nolette, assistant professor in the department of political science, why, after 225 years, we still use the Electoral College ...

We Need to Kill the Electoral College | The Nation

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5 days ago ... The Electoral College is an abomination: an antidemocratic relic of the ... there is good reason to believe the College will continue to do so with ... that we have seen the Electoral College overrule two Democratic wins in the ...

Could electors change their vote? Electoral College explained

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Nov 10, 2016 ... 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 ...

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Why do we still let the Electoral College pick our president?

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Aug 20, 2012 ... The system was created as a middle ground in the debate over whether Congress or voters would have the power to elect the president.

Why the Electoral College - History Central

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The first reason that the founders created the Electoral College is hard to understand ... in the election of a magistrate, who was to have so important an agency in the ... Two states do not use the winner take all system, Maine and Nebraska.

Why on earth do we even have an electoral college anyway? - The ...

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Nov 8, 2016 ... You don't need 50,546,180 votes to be president — you need 270. The electoral college will determine the winner of the presidential election ...