The President Of The United State

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In 1787 our founding fathers believed that that the general population was not educated enough to select the president of the United State (Bronson, K and Dove, L 2015). This was one of the concerns our founders had when the wrote the Article II, section 1 of our constitution which laid out the framework for the electoral college process that we use still to this day. An article by Bronson, and. Dove” stated that the Electoral College provided security to concerns that the governing people had in this era of our nation’s history to ensure a viable election process, such as the unlikelihood that a candidate would have a national presence amongst the general public.”(2015). Due to the vast geographic distances candidates would not be able to appeal their platforms to the people since there was no televisions or radios throughout the country. The founding fathers even feared that the more populous states would force their influence on the less populate states making the popular voting process not viable to receive the true will of the people(Bronson,K and Dove, L page 1, para 2). These concerns where ligament in that society and era of our nation’s history and the Electoral College process gave security. With key transformations that have accord in our society, such concerns are less prominent. The Electoral College Process no longer protects us from concerns of the past, but directly effects new problems in our current society The Electoral College denies the will of the

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