Flaws in the Electoral College

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Imaginary States Electoral College Votes Total Votes Cast for Electors Candidate X Popular Votes Candidate Z Popular Votes Candidate X Electoral Votes Candidate Z Electoral Votes A 6 600 200 400 0 6 B 12 1200 200 1000 0 12 C 4 400 100 300 0 4 D 8 800 500 300 8 0 E 16 1600 900 300 16 0 Totals 46 4600 1900 2700 24 22 Do we need a constitutional amendment to change the way that we elect our president? 1. Which states did Candidate X win? 2. What was the total popular vote for Candidate X? 1900 3. Which states did Candidate Z win? 4. What was the total popular vote for Candidate Z? 2700 5. It takes a simple majority of the electoral votes to win the Presidency. How many electoral votes will it take to win the above imaginary situation? 24 6. How many electoral college votes did Candidate X receive? 24 7. How many electoral college votes did Candidate Z receive? 22
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