Los Angeles County is bigger — in population — than at least 40 entire states. Not only does it have a huge population — more than 10 million and counting — it is also… 438 more words
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Some interesting and timely arguments for getting rid of the Electoral College.
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it’s terrible for the rest of the country, which is rendered effectively invisible, distorting our politics, our policy debates and even the distribution of federal funds.
The last U.S. presidential election again shone a light on the electoral college system. Recently, reading various commentary from people I respect and would generally consider democratically minded, it has alarmed me to find creeping support for this inherently anti-democratic system. 1,730 more words
If just two states had adopted runoffs to ensure that the winners reached 50%, as the Founders intended, we might have a different president.
Donald Trump amassed 101 Electoral College votes in states where he failed to win 50% of the popular vote. 785 more words