ShiftyMutt wrote:Where the less populated states seem to have a bigger say over states with 20 to 50 times more people.
Also, California could use another senator or two.
ShiftyMutt wrote:When 5 million people have a bigger say in what happens over 40 million it's a problem.
It's not selfish when California voters are underrepresented.
Fordama wrote:...to make sure that if the American voters select someone unfit for the job, a select group of expert electors would over rule the masses....
Wabash wrote:The Electoral College is a vehicle that allows for the tyranny of the minority. It makes the assumption that votes in high density urban areas should not count as much as those in low density rural areas? Why?
Conservative opponents of a direct vote say
ShiftyMutt wrote:JQ, how are Asians really underrepresented?
MDDad wrote:It still performs one of its critical original intentions -- to allocate the smaller states a slightly disproportionate number of electors to avoid their getting swamped by the passions of the larger ones.
Omar Bongo wrote:Unread postby Omar Bongo » Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:47 pm
...No democracy can thrive if the will of the majority is subjugated to that of the minority
Omar Bongo wrote:No democracy can thrive if the will of the majority is subjugated to that of the minority.
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