The Electoral College – Checks, Balances, and Ballots - Digital HD
How would you protect the rights of minorities/individuals from the tyranny of the majority?
Many people don’t understand the Electoral College. Dive into the history of why it was created, how it relates to the Great Compromise that resulted in our bicameral system (the Senate and House of Representatives), and the role it plays in our elections.
How does it safeguard minority voices?
Is it outdated? Or still an integral check and balance as part of the U.S. system of government?
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