Trading Perspectives #106: The Electoral College

September 16, 2020, by Sara McPherson

Trading Perspectives Podcast logo, John Norris

The Electoral College 

In the 2016 election, Hillary won the popular vote, yet Trump won the presidency.  Many people felt the turnout was unfair and pushed to do away with the electoral college.  On the flip side, the electoral college allows smaller states with lesser populations to be heard and ensures all American votes have some sort of relevancy. How did our founding fathers envision the election of our leaders?  What is the purpose behind the electoral college? Lastly, is it still necessary today?​

 

 

 

 

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