Electoral College Should Be Abolished

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Deflect morals We are in the 21st century and we still use the unfair electoral college in our presidential election years that has been around for over two hundred years. I believe the time has come to where the electoral college or should I say deflect morals needs to be abolished from the constitution of the United States Article II Section 1 Clause II. Which specifies how many electors each state is entitled to have. Ever since 1964 there has always been 538 electors in each presidential election. It is divided by 435 Representatives, 100 Senators, and 3 Electors from the district of Columbia. Essentially the Democratic candidate and the Republican candidate are trying to add up each electors in every state so they can pass 270 votes and therefore win the presidency. Provided that each state gets a number of electors based on population size. Consequently this is the reason why each presidential candidate wants to win Texas, Florida,New York, and California. Someone can win the popular vote but fail to get the 270 electoral votes, and the winner won by collecting their electoral votes by small margins. This is clearly unfair and not right. The Electoral College does not give votes to people only states, which has absolutely unfair consequences. Provided that the …show more content…
It was a very good start for the founding fathers and put the US on track, but it cannot be here forever, and it is time to create a new voting system for the United States. There are some people who are scared on what will happen if the Electoral College is actually abolished but they shouldn't let that be a problem from them trying it and seeing the outcome of it. Our country the United States of America has grown and has handled many new developments, I don't see how it would be hard to develop and handle a new voting