The Surprising Reason To Keep The Electoral College
Published on April 15, 2020
Many people believe we should abolish the Electoral College, but it serves important purposes. The Electoral College system requires candidates to broaden their national appeal and discourages extreme policy positions. Abolishing the Electoral College would worsen political polarization and partisanship.
- How does the Electoral College protect minority rights better than a majority vote?
- How might the ability to hold recounts at a national level make elections more difficult?