Electoral College Outdated

The electoral college has been in place since the preamble of the constitution. "The Electoral College is a process, not a place. The founding fathers established it in the Constitution as a compromise between election of the President by a vote in Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens."(Office of the Federal Register 1) This nationally recognized system has been a topic of controversy. Some U.S. citizens believe that it is unfair, while other argue that it is the only way to choose a president. The electoral college is outdated and should be discarded because smaller states don't have a large impact on the system and the disaster factor. It is up to the people to recognize wether the system should be discarded or saved.
Smaller states like Rhode Island and Maine never even lay eyes on any campaigning. Why is that? It is because politicians don't believe that they hold a high enough electoral vote count. This being not only against the right to vote for the people of those smaller states, yet it merely shows how unjust and irrational the electoral college is. These smaller states plea to have a system that will allow them to have a vote that counts. The best way to achieve such a system would be by a nation wide popular vote. Bradford Plumer states... "The electoral college is
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The largest factor that is noticed is called the disaster factor. This can be explained by Plumer. "Consider that state legislatures are technically responsible for picking electors, and that those electors could always defy the will of the people." To summarize, each state has a group of electors that are the ones who technically do the voting. With each amount of votes excepted by the people, another elector is added to the vote. Overall the group votes on who they want in office. So in all honesty the people are really not having a say in who will be there

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