Larry
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Larry asked in Politics & GovernmentElections · 1 month ago

Wouldn't it be better if our voting system was the popular vote. We need to get rid of the electoral vote. It doesn't represent all who vote?

Update:

Hillary won the popular vote by 3 million votes. She was the winner. The electoral vote was manipulated by Trump and his Republicans, making certain he would win. The 3 million who voted were not represented.

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  • James
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    1 month ago
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    I believe it would be better. Simple fact of the matter is, we have multiple people competing for the same job, someone is always going to lose. I strongly believe it should never be the person with the most votes. 1 citizen, 1vote, it is good enough for every other office, it should be good enough for the top job.

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  • don
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    1 month ago

    If we used your stupid idea,no votes in less populated states will ever count for anything.The POTUS would be elected by the 5 most populous states which are all liberal run shytholes,and that is the only reason you like the idea at all.

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  • 1 month ago

    YOU really need to get educated on how the system works.. IF not for the electoral only the big 5 cities and 5 states would be the ones deciding who wins.. 

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  • martin
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    1 month ago

    This is true, but the electoral system strengthens the rights, power, and individuality of each state. Diffusing governmental power and avoiding Washington DC having all the power, is a good idea. It avoids fascism and dictatorship.

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    • don
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      1 month agoReport

      Larry,so you cockroaches want a true communist dictator instead of Trump who you think acts a bit like one....WOW you are dumb.

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  • 1 month ago

    No it wouldn't. The point is to protect state rights.

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  • 1 month ago

    when you get to high school, be sure to pay close attention in freshman civics when they should explain the significance of the electoral system to you....

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    • Larry
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      1 month agoReport

      I have a MSW in nursing have taken several civics classes and am now retired.You have no idea what you're talking about. talking about. Get your *** out of your butt.

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  • 1 month ago

    No it wouldn't be better. NY and Calif. would control the Presidency every election. Other states would no longer have a say and it would cause them to leave the Union. The Founders implemented the Electoral College for that reason. Democrats only want to do this so they have total control. Everything Democrats do and suggest is about power and control.

    Stop electing Democrats.

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  • 1 month ago

    Rubbish!

    All US votes are equal!

    It's just that some are more equal than others!

    Source(s): With apologies to George Orwell
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  • 1 month ago

    I disagree. It was put in place for good reasons and has served us well for over 200 years. You are just unhappy because your candidate lost.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Sure it does. And you hate the fact that it does represent all Americans.

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