The Electoral College

by Laura Ellis on October 30, 2008


Thursday, October 30, 2008
The Electoral College
According to the official federal website, “The Electoral College was established by the founding fathers as a compromise between election of the president by Congress and election by popular vote.” But what exactly does this “compromise” do when it comes to electing a president? And if the founding fathers thought it was a necessity, why are some people opposed to the use of electors today? Join us on Thursday when we puzzle through the establishment, role and future of the Electoral College.

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