Nov 7, 2016 ... Why We Use Electoral College, Not Popular Vote ... But, over time, the states shifted to choosing electors via the state's popular vote instead. ... Swing states, he wrote, “can change from election to election, and many states ...
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 offices? ... meet in their respective states 41 days after the popular election. There ...
Feb 14, 2017 ... Established in 1787, the Electoral College is as old as the U.S. Constitution. ... we still use the Electoral College system to elect our president instead of the ... of the popular vote but more than two-thirds of the electoral vote.
The electoral process is the result of a compromise reached between the country's founders. ... We could very easily elect the President via a nationwide popular vote now. ... respectful to its population size while also understanding that it could take MONTHS for a state to do so and get those electors to DC to file their votes.
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 ...
Nov 10, 2016 ... Very little attention is being paid to the fact that Hillary Clinton apparently won the popular vote, even while she lost the electoral vote. The latest ...
Sep 19, 2016 ... Why Does the United States Use the Electoral College Instead of a ... Mike C. asks: Why don't we use the popular vote to pick the president?
The first reason that the founders created the Electoral College is hard to understand today. ... They feared a tyrant could manipulate public opinion and come to power. ... candidate winning the popular vote while another winning the electoral vote. ... Two states do not use the winner take all system, Maine and Nebraska.
Nov 7, 2016 ... Why America Uses Electoral College, Not Popular Vote for Presidential ... they actually are casting a vote for fellow Americans called electors. ... But, over time, the states shifted to choosing electors via the state's popular vote instead. ... Swing states, he wrote, “can change from election to election, and ...
Nov 8, 2016 ... The Electoral College (Why We Use It and Why It Matters) ... But, over time, the states shifted to choosing electors via the state's popular vote instead. ... How can you argue that the fact you live in an area with little population ...