-according to a Gallup poll in 2000, taken shortly after Al Gore -- thanks to the quirks of the
electoral college -- won the popular vote but lost the presidency, over 60 percent of voters
would prefer a direct election to the kind we have now.
-Under the Electoral College system, voters vote not for the president, but for a slate of
electors, who in turn elect the president.
-it’s un-American because America is a democracy, and a democracy states that every single
person has a say in the government. The Electoral College eliminates that by saying that the
majority vote of a state gets all the votes of that state. No individuality. Just if more than half
of the state votes for one candidate, then all the state votes for that candidate, no matter
-Eliminating the Electoral College would let the country truly pick a president without the
hassle of Electoral College. It would let the citizens pick a president without the hassle of the
middle man. If the citizen’s votes are added up, and a certain person is picked as president,
then that person should be elected as president because the country hand picked them.