Pros And Cons Against The Electoral College

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Against The Electoral College The Electoral College was designed by the founding fathers to protect elections from being unfairly performed; they felt the publics’ opinions were too “easily swayed.” The Electoral College has a meaningful purpose, but it complicates the political system with several problems. Some of the cons of this section of the government are: • the possibility of electing a minority president • the risk of so-called "faithless" Electors • the possible role of the Electoral College in depressing voter turnout, and • its failure to accurately reflect the national popular will. ( The Electoral College: Pros and Cons) A minority president would be an elected
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