With the upcoming election, the folks over at GOOD have re-introduced the basics of the Electoral College system with the Infographic ‘Americans Versus the Electoral College.’ Taking a look not only how the system works, but also how the public feels about it, the infographic is a fascinating view on the controversial system.
Argued to be undemocratic by critics, the Electoral College has faced challenges throughout it’s existence. Since it paved the way for John Adams in 1824, Rutherford B. Hayes in 1876, Benjamin Harrison in 1888 and George W. Bush in 2000 to win even though they did not have the most votes from the public, the Electoral College has faced some harsh criticism. After the Gore-Bush debacle, the Electoral College lost more popularity and is still a major point of contention—especially between the Republicans and Democrats.
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