Electoral College - Blake Cordell Ms. Mullman English...

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Blake Cordell Cordell 1 Ms. Mullman English Pre-AP 01/31/08 Electoral College Electoral College’s were started by our forefathers to simplify our means of electing our president. In article II section 1 of the constitution there states that the electors will elect our president. Some people argue that this method is not fair and does not always represent the majority of the people, however, the electors are elected and voted for by the people and they are the one’s that elect our president. For the majority of the time the electors side with their state’s decision for president, but sometimes they may decide to appose their state, and this is completely legal. Many people in the U.S. think that we are a democratic society, however, due to obstacles such as electoral colleges we are a republic. We allow for representatives to vote and decide for us which does not always elect a president that the majority want. Many presidents have been elected by our representatives who were not wanted by most
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