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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 19 2012: I definitely think it should be eliminated the country was founded to be the true definition of a republic (regarless of political party) as a system "by the people for the people" not by the electoral college for the government. it is frustrating that your vote doesnt really count. The offices which we vote on should be determined by they number of people who voted not based on "more demcrats in this state" counts for more than "more republicans in this state"

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