Direct Popular Vote Analysis

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The founding fathers of this country struggled on the ways that the American people would be represented in elections. They didn’t just want the government officials to vote because the people would not have fair representation. However, they didn’t want the people to control the votes because at the time most of them didn’t know how to read and wouldn’t be able to make an informed, educated decision on who should be the president of the country. Although no system of election would be perfect, and no one would receive the amount of representation that they would like, the best system for electing a president would be the direct popular vote. The direct popular vote would mean that every ballot would have to be accounted for and the candidate

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