Electoral College Reform

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In order to increase the ease of creating and establishing a federal government with a central figure of office, the framers of the Constitution created the Electoral College. The College was formed to ease the process of electing a president every four years. The idea behind the Electoral College was that each state received a certain number of electoral votes according to its population, all of which went to the candidate who won that States …

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…it does not conform to the desires of America’s rapidly educating populace. One of the key ideas behind the creation of the Electoral College lied in the Framer’s base mistrust in the people of America. In 1787 the people of America were uneducated farmers and merchants. In 1999 the people of America are educated, represented, and more than worthy of being in more direct control of the Election of America’s highest office. ------------------------------------------------------------------------ **Bibliography**