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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.

dailysignal.com/2016/11/07/why-the-founders-created-the-electoral-college

Nov 7, 2016 ... But, over time, the states shifted to choosing electors via the state's popular vote instead. Every state has opted for popular election at least ...

news.stanford.edu/2012/08/20/rakove-electoral-college-082012

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 ...

www.factcheck.org/2008/02/the-reason-for-the-electoral-college

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 ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/leon-friedman/why-do-we-have-the-electo_b_12885468.html

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 ...

nationalinterest.org/blog/the-buzz/the-electoral-college-why-we-use-it-why-it-matters-18331

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. .... have to do is change how the states ALLOCATE their electoral votes.

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2016/09/america-doesnt-use-simple-vote-count-deciding-next-president

Sep 19, 2016 ... Mike C. asks: Why don't we use the popular vote to pick the president? ... 21 states that do not have such laws, allowing electors to vote as they ...

www.cnsnews.com/commentary/jarrett-stepman/why-america-uses-electoral-college-not-popular-vote-presidential-election

Nov 7, 2016 ... Why America Uses Electoral College, Not Popular Vote for Presidential Election ... 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. .... Why do you think we broke away from a monarchy? It's "WE ...

www.businessinsider.com/this-is-why-america-uses-the-electoral-college-to-elect-presidents-2016-5

May 11, 2016 ... This is why America uses the electoral college to elect presidents ... the state's popular vote, while the other 21 allow electors to vote however they like. ... to do more than put the outcome of the presidential election into more ...