How is the electoral voting system unfair?
For starters small states hardly have any say in how our president should be . small places such as phoenix take up about .5 of the votes that really matter . Another reason is because a lot of people want it to be abolished but it hasn't been ..yet .
Richard Nixon ,Jimmy carter , Bob dole ,the U.S. chamber of commerce and, the AFL- CIO all want it gone and well as many others. Another reason its unfair is that it doesn't matter …show more content…
the electoral college system started with the founding fathers in the 1870’s . so the electoral college has been around for along time , its time for a change .
Its also wrong because of the “ winner takes all “ system . This means that they candidates don't focus on the small states and only the bigger states . Due to this the people in the smaller states don't really know who they're voting for because they know nothing about the candidate . To me the only good thing about the electoral voting system is that Obama won because of the electoral votes .
Did you know when you vote you're not actually voting ?
When you spend all that Time getting ready to vote , you don't actually get to vote .
Instead of voting for president we're voting for people who get to vote for us . each state has electors who vote for president , they're votes are the ones that matter .
The electors can vote for whoever they want , is we all vote for Hillary , they can vote for Donald and he will win which actually happened .
As if that wasn't bad enough there is also the disaster factor . In 1960 the government almost succeed in choosing electors that will only vote against john f. Kennedy just because he opposed slavery .
That could happen again if we let it