The Electoral College was created during a time when they did not have telephones, radios, televisions, etc... It was not possible for every American to actually hear every candidate's campaign. Do you believe that in today's America, we should get rid of the elector's and the Electoral College, and vote for the President ourselves?
Why bother to vote then? California and New York will control every election.
Unless you mean to do away with the college itself but keep the voting methods instead of making it a simple popular vote? I don't see any possible reason for those people to simply re-cast the same votes that the people gave.
Do away with the college and the state's elector's. Every American over the age of 18 would go to the polls and vote like we do now. Whoever has the most votes would win.
There are 307,006,550 people in the U.S. New York and California combined only make up 56,503,117
by Faith Reaper3 weeks ago
I may be a bit naive on this topic, but I believe that my vote should count. I understand the history and all, but I still think one's vote should count, and the candidate who receives the most votes should...
by Mike Russo8 weeks ago
People are protesting President Elect Trump? Because Hillary won the popular vote by .3% Trump = 47.4%, Hillary = 47.7%, but she lost the electoral college. That means more people voted for Hillary's platform than for...
by Paul Wingert3 weeks ago
FORGET PRAYING that something will prevent Trump from taking office! It’s like signing the stupid Impeach Bush or Obama petitions that does absolutely nothing except giving you the feeling like you did something...
by Credence23 years ago
excerpt from a recent article"After back-to-back presidential losses, Republicans in key states want to change the rules to make it easier for them to win.From Wisconsin to Pennsylvania, GOP officials who control...
by ptosis4 years ago
"A constitutional amendment, which requires a two-thirds vote in both houses of Congress (or a Convention under Article V of the Constitution) and ratification in three-fourths of all fifty states, would be...
by Mike6 months ago
The more I hear about this upcoming election the more confused I get.One of the so called "Delegates" even loudly proclaimed it was they who choose the next winner, not the voters.What if all Primaries were...
Copyright © 2017 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.