It's Time To Reform The Electoral College

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The Electoral College was established in 1788 by Article II of the US Constitution revised by the Twelfth Amendment (ratified June 15, 1804), the Fourteenth Amendment (ratified July 1868), and the Twenty-Third Amendment (ratified Mar. 29, 1961) ( Electoral college made up of 538 electors each state is allowed one elector for each Representative and Senator (Washington DC) is allowed 3 Electors a group of electors is chosen by each political party each presidential candidate has their own unique slate of potential Electors. Political parties chose the electors for the slate these people are chosen to recognize their service and dedication to that political party. When voters cast their vote on election day they are voting to select their state’s Electors.…show more content…
I believe the electoral college should be reformed because it favors the states with the most electoral which means that the individual votes don’t really count in this day and age we are very well informed and educated voters unlike the ones in the founding Father’s Day. The type of reform I support is the Direct Election with Instant Runoff Voting, my reason for this chose is because it would “save time and money while also ending the spoiler dynamic of the third party and independent candidates and consistently produce a majority nationwide
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