Friday, November 18, 2016

The Electoral College: Why Do We Have It?

Via David

Prager University:  Do you understand what the Electoral College is? Or how it works? Or why America uses it to elect its presidents instead of just using a straight popular vote? Author, lawyer and Electoral College expert Tara Ross does, and she explains that to understand the Electoral College is to understand American democracy.


With voices on the left crying for abolishing the electoral college (although that would take an amendment to the Constitution--which perhaps Mr. Holder needs a refresher on too), it is important to refresh why we have an electoral college. The system is not broken, it is working just as the Founders intended. 

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