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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electoral_College_(United_States)

The United States Electoral College is the mechanism established by the United States ...... 98 (2000), wrote: "[N]othing in Article II of the Federal Constitution frees the state legislature from the constraints in the State Constitution that created it.

www.historycentral.com/elections/Electoralcollgewhy.html

by Marc Schulman. The Electoral College was created for two reasons. The first purpose was to create a buffer between population and the selection of a ...

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

Nov 7, 2016 ... Electoral College has provided stability to the process of picking presidents. ... The Founding Fathers created the Electoral College after much ...

time.com/4558510/electoral-college-history-slavery

Nov 8, 2016 ... As Americans await the quadrennial running of the presidential obstacle course now known as the Electoral College, it's worth remembering ...

www.history.com/topics/electoral-college

When Americans vote for a President and Vice President, they are actually voting for presidential electors, known collectively as the electoral college. It is these ...

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

Feb 11, 2008 ... Q: Why does the U.S. have an Electoral College? A: The framers of the Constitution didn't trust direct democracy. FULL QUESTION: Why does ...

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

Nov 8, 2016 ... The Founding Fathers created the Electoral College after much debate and compromise, but it has provided stability to the process of picking ...

www.usnews.com/opinion/articles/2016-12-27/the-electoral-college-doesnt-work-the-way-the-founding-fathers-intended

Dec 27, 2016 ... "The Electoral College system ... was created by the founding fathers for the new Republic not as a direct outgrowth of eighteenth-century ...

www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/electoral-college-slavery-constitution

Nov 6, 2016 ... Since then, the Electoral College system has cost four candidates the ... of the Constitution: that it was created to protect slavery, planting the ...