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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 ...

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 ...

Carson: 'Why do we need the Electoral College anymore?' - POLITICO

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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 ...

Defending the Electoral College. - Slate

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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 ...

The Electoral College - Pros and Cons

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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 ...

Why the electoral College - History Central

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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 Nebraska.

Why We Should Abolish the Electoral College | Huffington Post

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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.

10 reasons why the Electoral College is a problem | MinnPost

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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 ...

Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College? | HowStuffWorks

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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 commissioners do?

Does my vote count? Understanding the electoral college - Learn NC

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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 people.

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

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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 ...

U. S. Electoral College: Frequently Asked Questions

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Why do we have the Electoral College? What proposals have been made to change the Electoral College system? How does the Electoral College process ...

Why does the Electoral College exist? - Quora

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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 electoral ...