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The Case Against the Electoral College

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The Case Against the Electoral College

Introduction In 2016 Hillary Clinton will win the popular vote by more than 3 million total votes, but she still lost the election to Donald Trump. This is the fifth time in history that the candidate winning the popular vote lost the election, though it is the second time the century. This last happened in 2000, with Al Gore winning the popular vote but losing the election. As I explained

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The Case for the Electoral College

Introduction In 2016, Hillary Clinton will won the popular vote by more than 3 million total votes, but she still lost the election to Donald Trump. This is the fifth time in history that the candidate winning the popular vote lost the election. This last happened in 2000, with Al Gore winning the popular vote but losing the election. How did this happen? It happened because we have an electoral