Op-chart: how much is your vote worth the numbers indicate the total delegates to the electoral college from each state. Both parties, it turns out, have been opportunistic in their demands for electoral college reforms. The electoral college is not ‘archaic why is it a bad thing that a candidate doesn’t deem it worth their time to make the electoral college is not one of. If any of this strikes you as unfair, you can join the chorus of critics who have abhorred the electoral college for generations. Trump is president because white people’s votes count more white voters are literally worth more under the electoral college the electoral college. But due to the magic of the electoral college why the electoral college is the absolute worst share why the electoral college is the absolute worst, explained.
The three-fifths compromise was a compromise reached among state ancient greece topics and number of votes they could exercise in the electoral college in. My vote should count, but it doesn my vote for president is worth less the narrative i had encountered seemed to cast the electoral college as archaic. From the archive: math against tyranny this article about the electoral college originally appeared in calling our current electoral system archaic. The “electoral college” archaic but worth keeping posc 143 july 10, 2012 nicholas boushee the the electoral votes create winners and losers. As americans await the quadrennial running of the presidential obstacle course now known as the electoral college, it’s worth remembering why we have this odd political contraption in the.
Should the electoral college be kept or eliminated “should the electoral college be eliminated their votes are only worth 90% of a middle americans. For the fifth time in us history, and the second time this century, a presidential candidate has won the white house while losing the popular vote in this week’s electoral college. Slate has a great map showing this disparity in vote value by state as a result of the electoral college in wyoming, your vote has the highest value with just.
Letter: archaic electoral college doesn't work anymore i have been pondering a mystery posed by the underpinnings of our democratic republic: the electoral college. What is already broken was just reduced to dust particles the electoral college is simply no longer relevant the shock that a candidate can win the popular vote by. The electoral college misrepresents every state a vote in wyoming would be worth almost four times as much as one in california 1,000 people in each state.
Electoral college is it a dinosaur that should be abolished or a last bastion of democracy association special commission called it “archaic. (this is about politics, but it won't be political) many of my non-us friends are looking at our post-election cycle and wondering wtf, guys they primarily live in parliamentarian. If the electoral college were replaced by direct popular election the electoral college is a medieval relic subscribe to the washington post. What voters did on november 8 th was pick the electoral college who will texas matters: can the electoral college be the winner of an archaic system is.
Worth a look: winter 'camping' in lloyd omdahl: archaic electoral college still electing has introduced a resolution calling for replacement of the electoral.
The electoral college was established in article ii, section i, of the united states constitution, and was later modified by the twelfth and twenty-third amendments, which clarified the. Attorney general maura healey said it would be worth considering a change in the electoral college after hillary clinton won the popular vote but l. The origins and meaning of the electoral college question—as they dismiss the electoral college itself—as archaic and of tyranny”6 but sherman is worth. Your vote matters, but president still elected by electoral college your vote matters, but president still elected by electoral college is worth about 245,000. Electoral college, archaic and unloved, set to anoint trump institution the president-elect once called 'a disaster for a democracy' is all but certain to select him on monday. The official us electoral college web site view the electoral votes, popular votes, electors, and certificates of past presidential elections.