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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 ... (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,...

Why We Should Abolish the Electoral College | The Huffington Post

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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 ...

So, You Say You Want To Get Rid Of The Electoral College, Eh ...

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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 ...

Abolish the electoral college? Dream on, Democrats. - The ...

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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.

Should the Electoral College Be Abolished? - Room for Debate ...

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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 ...

Get Rid of the Electoral College? - The New York Times

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Dec 20, 2016 ... If there was ever, ever a time for the Electoral College to make a ... The chances are close to zero that we will ever see another ... If their job is only to ratify, then the electoral numbers on Election Day should suffice without the ...

No, We Should Not Get Rid of the Electoral College | RedState

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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.

Why We Shouldn't Scrap the Electoral College | myHeritage

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Which raises the question, why not get rid of the Electoral College? Before we .... Yes, we should maintain and protect the Electoral College. Again, it keeps an ...

The Electoral College - Pros and Cons

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Those who object to the Electoral College system and favor a direct popular election ... Should that happen today, there are two possible resolutions: either one .... the Electoral College's role in reinforcing a two party system, proponents, as we ...

Critics Work To Get Rid Of The Electoral College : NPR

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Nov 17, 2016 ... First Listen · Songs We Love · All Songs Considered · Reviews · Music Videos ... Critics Move To Scrap The Electoral College, But It's Not Likely To Work .... wake of the results that it's time to get rid of the current system altogether. ... "The Electoral College is an outdated...