Oct 16, 2012 ... Sticking with the Electoral College system, but not yet plunging into the ... (The Constitution did not and still does not require that any popular vote be ... (To explain this, we'll eventually have to get to the story of how the Framers ..... If we got rid of the electoral college and the filibuster in the senate, we would ...
Jan 12, 2016 ... Why We Should Abolish the Electoral College .... In other words, a candidate could lose with 78.2% of the popular vote by getting just under ...
Nov 15, 2016 ... Well, we shouldn't have a system that does that. But as Robert Speel notes over at Time magazine, the Electoral College didn't prevent a mass ...
Nov 15, 2016 ... The winner-take-all system explains why one candidate can get more votes ... These 3 Common Arguments For Preserving the Electoral College Are Wrong ... In my course about American elections, we discuss these arguments .... And there is no legitimate reason why a rural vote should count more than ...
Dec 20, 2016 ... If there was ever, ever a time for the Electoral College to make a ... If their job is only to ratify, then the electoral numbers on Election Day should suffice without the need ... In the age of polarized politics, that's exactly what we need. ... the New York edition with the headline: Get Rid of the Electoral College?
Nov 16, 2016 ... We have a direct democracy: Senators, representatives and members of the Electoral College are all elected directly by the people. They do ...
Nov 16, 2016 ... And as we get more numbers in, it's looking very likely Trump will ... which means getting rid of it requires a constitutional amendment. ... Back in 1934, a vote to abolish the electoral college failed in the Senate by just two votes. ... Gallup polling in 1948 showed 56 percent thought it should be discontinued.
Sep 26, 2016 ... On Nov. 8, voters will cast a ballot for Electoral College "electors," who then vote for the president.
Nov 11, 2016 ... The hue and cry from the left that the Electoral College needs to go the way of the dodo bird were sure to start again, and indeed it already has.
Nov 17, 2016 ... Critics Move To Scrap The Electoral College, But It's Not Likely To Work .... Barbara Boxer — have argued in the wake of the results that it's time to get rid of the current system altogether. ... "The Electoral College is an outdated, undemocratic system that does not reflect .... We follow politics; you follow us.