Poll: Should the U.S. get rid of the Electoral College?
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Join Date: Aug 2008
I voted for the electoral college - it's a part of the whole checks and balances system.
Why do you think the electoral college contributes to checks & balances?
I always saw it as a way of making some people's votes count more than others. If you live in a swing state, your vote makes a difference. If you live in a red or blue state, your vote is not likely to make a difference at all.