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Why The Electoral College Exists

For those people who fell asleep in civics class… There are 3,141 counties in the United States. Donald Trump won 2,626 of them. Hillary Clinton won 487. There are 62 counties in New York State. Donald Trump won 46 of them. Hillary Clinton won 16. Yet Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by approx. 1.5  Full Article…

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The Electoral College And The Census

If you are wondering why Democrats made such a big issue about the proposed “Are You A Citizen” question on the census, this is why. The population of each state determines the number of Representatives in Congress each state can have and thus determines the number of electoral votes for the state. Electoral votes are  Full Article…

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Is The Electoral College Outdated

Many Democrats feel the Electoral College is outdated and that Federal Elections should be based solely on the popular vote. Conversely, many Republicans feel the Electoral College is essential to preserve State Rights in Federal Elections based on our Democratic Republic foundation (which is not majority rule). The issue revolves around preserving the US Constitution’s  Full Article…

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