Another nail in coffin for the Electoral College as the national popular voting plan gets support
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The Electoral College is an institution that officially elects the President of the US every four years. Seen by many as radically out of date, the President is not elected directly by the voter but is elected by "electors". Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on proportional representation.
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New Hampshire’s first in nation primary challenged by neighbor in Vermont primary timing battle
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Activist seeks to attain proportional representation in Senate by splitting California
Many against national popular vote and for the Electoral College are those who support rural power
Alliance of state governments seek to change Presidential election law as to fix electoral college
More states could drop Electoral College waiting to gain majority of states before implementation