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Juan Donado

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Should Americans eliminate the Electoral College and elect their presidents through simple majority vote?

Given that some presidents have won without persuading the majority of Americans, and the huge deal of money spent only on swing states I ask myself that question

I have always thought that it is unfair that republicans in California or Democrats in Texas are not taken into account just because people around them think differently.

Time for change?


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    Oct 30 2012: I thought it should be abandoned originally but I now realize this issue is more complicated then I had originally imagined. It's something I would need to reflect on a little further. In cases where the popular vote is almost evenly split it seems unfair that a candidate without popular vote should be elected. I believe it should be updated if not removed.

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