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
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, ... regions are likely
to feel disfranchised—to feel that their votes do not count, that the ... awarding
electoral votes induces the candidates—as we saw in last week's ...
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 ...
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 ...
Find out how the Electoral College system works and why the U.S. uses it. ...
Many Americans don't really understand how an Electoral College works -- or
why we have one in the first place. ... What does a county board of
How the electoral college works; Why not a popular vote? ... When we're
debating whether some aspect of the Constitution makes sense, it's useful ... the
framers of the Constitution decided that the states should do the voting, not the