Why did they choose electoral college?.
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Electoral College Essay
Write an essay of 750-1,000 words in which you:
1. Describe the structure and function of the Electoral College.
- How and when was it created in the United States?
- Why was it created, and by whom?
2. Compare the Electoral College to a popular vote approach for elections.
- How does the Electoral College system operate/function?
- What are consequences of using an Electoral College system versus a popular vote? Use the 2000 and 2016 presidential elections as examples.
3. Assess the value of an individual citizen’s vote under the Electoral College system.
- Why does the United States still use the Electoral College for presidential elections today?
Utilize the required readings, academic websites, and the GCU Library as resources for this assignment.
Read “Electoral College reform,” from Congressional Digest (2017).