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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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  • Nov 18 2012: Yes we should eliminated it. It had it place back in 1776 when it was put into the Constitution. However, I agree its not fair when you live in a state that is heavily weighted on another party. Its like whats the point of voting knowing your vote doesn't really count in those states.

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