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Forget The Constitution. Let’s Elect Our Presidents By Popular Vote: A View of National Popular Vote

Every four years we have an election in the United States to decide who will be our president. And, every presidential election the question arises as to why we use the indirect electoral vote method for choosing our presidents instead of a direct popular vote method. This is especially true when an election is close as the case in the Bush – Gore election of 2000. To my knowledge, every democracy that isn’t a parliamentary system, elects their presidents by popular vote. The United States is the exception. In the United States, the voters in each of the fifty states, […]