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Article two Section one of the United States Constitution states that a president can be elected by means of an electoral college The Electoral College is a group of electors who technically choose the president and vice president of the United States This group is made up of electors from all of the states that are selected by the general voters in the elections Each state is allowed a certain number of electors that is directly related to the number of senators and representatives that the state sends to congress Therefore each state has at least three electors When this Electoral College was originally developed its intentions were to resolve arguments between states about the elections and the voting power that certain states possessed It also was intended to prevent the public or the uneducated masses from having direct power in the elections While all of these reasons seemed logical no one thought about how it would affect the future generations of Americans Due to the problems America has seen with the Electoral College such as the deprivation of the people to have a full say in the elections and the unfairness towards the third party candidates the Electoral College should be abolishedIf the Electoral College continues to exist America will face numerous hazardous effects on its politics and government The first and foremost problem is that it deprives American citizens a full voice in choosing their leaders Because the state legislations give electoral votes on a winner takes all basis all individual votes become worthless Each state gets a certain number of electoral votes but in the election itself individual votes are not even counted In addition each vote is not counted equally The number of electors is based on the states representation in congress but since each state has two senators and at least on representative the votes of the citizens in a smaller state in terms of population is worth more than
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