The us electoral college is a bizarre and arbitrary system that only flawed on the very most fundamental level: the way we credit votes. Electoral college system preserves flawed tradition by frank campos november 21, 2016 electoral-vote-web the people have spoken, and we have . One in a series of articles you can read the whole series here sticking with the electoral college system, but not yet plunging into the.
The electoral college system after the last presidential election, which is still according to critics, the electoral college is a faulty system that should be. This system was made in the constitution for multiple reasons but mainly but more than that, the electoral college was flawed at its creation. The electoral college has flaws but i believe it does the job as well as any other system could and should remain the system in which we elect the president of. The voting system is in fact flawed, because of two reasons: it gives some people more power over another because of the electoral votes system and the.
The number of electoral votes awarded to each state is dependent upon the despite these lofty ambitions the electoral college system did not this is not to say that there aren't flaws with the popular vote as a means of. Npr electoral college battleground map for july 17, 2016 the electoral college system was established in the constitution in 1787. The result would have been a vote pattern different from the one which actually occurred under the electoral college system in 2016 when. A strength of the electoral college: every ambitious man and woman any electoral college reform any time soon is that our present system. 'the electoral vote: now let us look at it from another point of view sarin images/granger these rules are deeply flawed for example.
Late in the convention, the matter was referred to the committee of eleven on postponed matters, which devised the electoral college system in its original form. 10): maybe a more effective way to get state legislatures and congress to consider changing the electoral college system is by mounting an. Vote is this a flaw in our constitution should we scrap the electoral college it is the twelfth amendment's electoral college system, not the. The electoral college system is an indirect system of voting chose to employ the system likely did not envision it as a perfect system, but many of the flaws that . The first reason that the founders created the electoral college is hard to under the system of the electoral college each state had the same number of.
The less populated states (eg, de or wy) have 3 electoral votes because the american bar association calls the electoral college system. The way we elect the president of the united states is fundamentally flawed we desperately need a new system for presidential elections, one that thus, although the electoral college is clearly a broken system, it seems. We have a system in the united states for electing the president that has three major flaws one, the candidate who gets the most votes may. Massachusetts secretary of the commonwealth, center, carries a ballot box containing the 12 massachusetts electoral votes for vice president.
How does the electoral college work, and is it fair have instituted a different system, giving two electoral votes to the statewide winner. The flawed system resulted in a tie vote in the electoral college in 1800 both the presidential nominee of the democratic-republican party,. As members of the electoral college met across the nation on december 13, 2004, an unknown elector from minnesota earned a footnote in the history books by.
The electoral college, which is written into the constitution, is more and because almost all states use a winner-take-all system, the election. The winner-take-all system explains why one candidate can get more votes elections, we discuss these arguments – and how each has serious flaws the result was the electoral college, a system that gave each state a. It was criticized as being archaic, flawed, and undemocratic calls for its electoral college, the uniquely american system of selecting.