Examples Of Electoral Collage

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Electoral Collage
The Electoral College is spelled up in article two of the constitution in terms of the process of how that works. Article Two of the United States Constitution establishes the executive branch of the federal government, which support and enforces federal laws. It includes the President, the Vice President, the Cabinet, executive departments, and other boards. The electoral college is an example of indirect democracy which means that we do notchoose our president directly. But why? It is a great example of federalism. Federalism is a political concept describing the practice whereby a group of members are bound together by agreement or covenant with a governing representative head. It refers to a system of government in which
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Some people argue that all this is because the founders of the constitution. Founders had two goals. Frist, the founders of the constitution were afraid that the system to elect the president or running the country was set up in a way with out no faction. In our days the minority faction, that can brake the county in several ways, that it wont have to compromise in orden to get someone elected. were wary of giving the people the complete power to choose the president. And second, the souther states population were made by slaves, and slaves were not allowed to vote. A straifght popular vote would give the north a much grather influence in the election of the president. But at the time slaves did count when it came to a approached the members of the house of representatives althought each slave only count by 3/5 of a white person. So having an electoral collage based in part of the number of representatives, souther states win the political power while still bargain slaves from …show more content…
Elecotal Collage love states but What happens with all the American people that does not live in a state? What happens to their vote? As i have mentioned Washington state does not have any sentaor or representatives and According to The United States Census about 672,228 people live in the District of Columbia, an area set aside specifically not to be a state so the capital of the country would be free of local politics. For most of the United States ' history people living in that district did not get to vote for president. In 1964 The Constituton was amended to give Washington the same numer of votes as the least populous states. But Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S Virgin Islands and Northen Mariana Islands get no votes from the electoral collage because they are not states and they do not have a special constitucional amendment recognized them. Thy are part of the United States and everyone who lives there is a citizen, so there like D.C. The whole situation is very strange because if you are a U.S. citizen who lives in other country you can still vote. Astronouts can vote from the space. This makes the stetes of Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S Virgin Islands and Northen Mariana Islands the only states from all the world were U.S citizens can not

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