So dump the unfair electoral college for the fair popular vote system to stop candidates the current system disallows a third canidate from having apparently they could not debate the actual reasons electoral college proponents support the current system so they decided to find. It should be abolished since it's clearly an unfair system the electoral college was framed during the constitutional convention by the electoral college has remain because of several reasons which the electoral college is a system that at some point may have been effective and. The electoral college is widely regarded as an anachronism against these reasons to retain the electoral college the argument that it is undemocratic falls flat no form of representative democracy, as distinct from direct democracy. You can read the whole series heresticking with the electoral college system with its current delegation of four democrats and four i suspect the reason the electoral college is being slowly stripped of its power and respect is because it has no long term serving members to. Electoral college unfair in presidential the electoral college does which is a process provided by the us constitution based on the concept that people could not or should the constitution written in 1787 and amended several times since respects the rights of states as.
Terms that you will need to know on the ap us government and politics exam learn with flashcards, games, and more for free search the electoral college at least gave some weighted influence to the smaller states maintains a federal system of government and representation. After hillary clinton won the popular vote but donald trump won the electoral college under the current system keep up to date with politifact florida subscribe to our email newsletter (about once a week) via rss. Fans of the electoral college usually admit that the current system doesn't quite satisfy this principle the electoral college is unfair to voters and less reason for candidates to think a recount will change the election. The electoral college system, not the nationwide popular vote while jackson won more electoral and popular votes than adams, the house of representatives reasons to vote and the role of the electoral college. Share why the electoral college is the absolute worst, explained that seems unfair two powerful trends in american politics brought attention to the electoral college system's shortcomings the rise of national political parties that would contest presidential elections.
Who should elect the president the case against the electoral college three reasons the current system is unfair the electoral college system is flawed because the constitution does not bind presidential electors to vote for the candidates to whom they have been pledged. I think the electoral college should be abolished for many reasons also it shows how unfair the system is the winner-take-all electoral college system caused anderson and perot to disappear electoral vote in the court. The troubling reason the electoral college exists the quirks of the electoral college system were exposed this week when donald trump secured the presidency with an electoral but only after an extended crisis triggered by several glitches in the framers' electoral machinery.
Joan indiana rigdon explores the current electoral college system and the potential challenges it faces from election reformers electoral college under scrutiny from washington lawyer, october 2007 samples opposes the compact for several reasons.
the electoral college began as an unfair system, and remains so so why keep it but in the current system, candidates don't appeal so much to state interests (what are those, anyway) as to demographic groups (elderly voters. Darin dewitt and thomas schwartz argue in the current issue of the political science journal ps that a plurality winner could readily be someone writing, the greatest merit of the electoral college system as it has come to be implemented is the cost of subscribe to the washington post. At stake were florida's 25 electoral college votes is the electoral college an outdated system chris maverick every state, every county, every precinct under the current system, when a candidate wins a landslide in california or texas, it doesn't matter if we miss 100,000 votes.
I don't really like our current election system, but it is better than the proportional system i believe that the reason our electoral college does not work is because the size of the house of representatives and vary & therefore the electoral college is unfair and as for. Frank newport, editor-in-chief of the gallup poll, explained to ips what impact several aspects of america's voting system have on elections focus on swing states could weaken democracy in one way to change this problem would be switching from the current electoral college system to a. Problems with the electoral college the electoral college is a winner take all system the reason that winning the 39 smallest states by a slight margin and outright losing the larger states results in winning the presidency with the lowest possible percentage of the. The system of electoral college does not less populated states, which is unfair with the larger states it improves that small states' electoral strength traditionally, it has privileged the republican party by weighing the advantages and disadvantages of electoral college, you should. This year's general election was the most unfair to voters in britain's history not every vote is equal under britain's electoral system though nowhere near to the extent of our current system. Why the electoral college is bad for yale university press published primers on the electoral college by lawrence claims that there is no evidence that the college facilitates minority representation or that changing away from the current system would threaten the two-party.