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Should the electoral college be replaced by the national popular vote?

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Should the electoral college be replaced by the national popular vote?

The Case Against the Electoral College With Hillary losing the electoral college debate but winning the popular vote, there is a renewed debate on the electoral college. Since this is frequently debated in Congressional Debate and sometimes argued in Extemp, I updated our files a bit and also added to essays that take sides on the debate.  There is also a bibliography to support your own research. The Case for

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The Case Against the Electoral College

Introduction It appears that Hillary Clinton will win the popular vote by more than 2 million total votes, but she still lost the election to Donald Trump. This is the fourth 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. As I explained in the essay in support of the

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The Case for the Electoral College

  Introduction Hillary Clinton 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 college system