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This video explains multiple, fact-based reasons as to why the electoral college should be replaced. The electoral college is a sham. It is outdated, and it should've been taken out a long time ago. This video goes on to say that we are numb to having our voices muted. There should be a new strategy put in place.
This video points out that it's not just the electoral college that is the problem. The mix of "winner-takes-all" and the electoral college is where the problem lies. The electoral college silences US citizens voices.
In this article, the writer gives us blatant reasons to get rid of the electoral college altogether. The real problem is the Electoral College can act properly and still not elect the candidate chosen by the national electorate. Segmenting our presidential vote by the state name on our driver license seems arbitrary and antithetical to the spirit of choosing national leader. Living in Ohio or Florida shouldn’t increase the value of your vote but right now it does. It’s time to make the popular vote the ultimate arbiter of presidential elections.
Some people say that the electoral college is a vote suppressor. The definition of voter suppression is, 'a blanket term to describe any action that aims to stop an individual or group from voting in an election.' Things such as discriminatory voting laws or poll taxes are capable of voter suppression. It is especially prevalent if they specifically target a racial or political group. This photo clearly shows the position I am taking on this stance.
In this article, the writer explains 10 reasons why the electoral college is a problem, and why it should be gotten rid of. Some of the biggest problems they address are the different ways it distorts the presidency, as well as governance as a whole. It also talks about how the electoral college brings a larger possibility of a tie in the outcome. The electoral college gives an unfair advantage to the bigger parties, and makes it a slim chance that third parties could win.