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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 ...

medium.com/@alyssacccc/big-question-why-do-we-still-have-the-electoral-college-df262086f902

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 ... This contrasts with the popular vote, which remains relatively close in ...

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 ...

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.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 remains in place over two centuries after the framers of ..... does not include popular democracy, not parties competition, ...

www.historycentral.com/elections/Electoralcollgewhy.html

They believed that with the Electoral College no one would be able to manipulate ... for one candidate winning the popular vote while another winning the electoral vote. ... Two states do not use the winner take all system, Maine and Nebraska.

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.diffen.com/difference/Electoral_Vote_vs_Popular_Vote

What's the difference between Electoral Vote and Popular Vote? ... of some form of committee, college, or council to vote after they've been elected. ... Maine and Nebraska use a slightly different method for allocating electoral votes. ... Another criticism is that the electoral vote system does not penalize a state for low voter ...