Junking the Electoral College system

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Author(s) David S. Broder
Source The Washington Post
Date March 26, 2006
URL http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20060326/news_lz1e26broder.html
Quotes-start.png "It is no accident that the Founders chose to elect the president by counting votes in the states, since they wanted to emphasize that this is a federal republic with sovereignty shared between the states and Washington. Past efforts to abolish the Electoral College have foundered on the objections of small states, which worry that they would be ignored in the pursuit of giant voting blocs in big population centers. Have their claims no merit?" Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Compact should be passed on the topic National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.