Advantages And Disadvantages Of The Electoral College

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Eric Sutton 09/24/2012 PSC 220 Essay Number Two – Question Number Two Outline In order to understand advantages and disadvantages of the Electoral College, frist we must understand what is the Electoral College. The Electoral College is now a college it is a political process used to selected the president. Th Electoral College is the middle of the two ways a president can be elected (1) the president is elected through a vote in congress or (2) the president is elected through a popular vote of the citizens. In this process there are citizens who are selected to be electors for that state. There are 538 electors within the Electoral College, therefore a majority vote is 270 or more electoral votes is need in order for a president to be

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