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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 ...


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 ...


Nov 15, 2016 ... The winner-take-all system explains why one candidate can get more votes nationwide while a different candidate wins in 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 ...


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 ... In the age of polarized politics, that's exactly what we need.


Nov 9, 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.


Nov 17, 2016 ... First Listen · All Songs Considered · Songs We Love · Tiny Desk ... Critics Move To Scrap The Electoral College, But It's Not Likely To Work ... 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 "The Electoral College is an outdated, undemocratic system that does not reflect our ...


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 ...


We often talk about how one voice can change the world, but this simply isn't the ... but here are five reasons we should rid ourselves of the Electoral College ... When you get down to it, we're voting every four years for electors, not a president.


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 ...