I Believe That the Electoral College Is An Antiquated Concept

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    Regional Differences, Once the Reason, Are Now the Ec's Biggest Flaw

    When they gathered in Philadelphia to put foundations under the patriots' dreams, the Founders built in the Electoral College as a way to handle the long communication delays and the local nuances of the strange new idea that every individual should have a say in the choice of...
    windlion windlion
    56-60, M
    3 Responses Nov 8, 2008

    It honestly favors the Democrats too much.

    The Democrats could carry just Florida and lose all the other battleground states and they would still win. As a liberal Democrat myself, I am concerned that this near certainty of winning presidential elections will cause the Democratic party to fall out of touch with voters...
    GoldXilla GoldXilla
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 17, 2015

    Outlawed (for Lack of a Better Word)

    I believe that the electoral college should be outlawed, banished, made illegal, etc. I don't agree with it & see no reason for it. What's the sense in even having an election if the electoral college can just come along & completely override all the popular votes? It...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Oct 11, 2008

    PERPETUATING the Big Lie Or “Yes Virginia There Really Is An Electoral College”

    In order to exercise their right to cast their ballots in the general election for President and Vice President, the duly registered citizens of the United States of America will stand in lines at precincts all across this land of liberty on the first Tuesday in November of 2008...
    TeslasTemptress TeslasTemptress
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Oct 9, 2008
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