Ignorance of the Electoral College Could Destroy It
September 11, 2019
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently fed a video to Instagram of her driving through an uninhabited rural area sarcastically saying “many votes … are out there,” mocking the Electoral College. Such ignorance could destroy it and our republic.
Those in this camp prefer the popular vote but without the College a close race would make the election far less settled and result in massive civil unrest perhaps even civil war. The Electoral College legitimizes the outcome.
In the 2016 presidential election Trump won 304 electoral votes to Clintons 227, but Clinton bested Trump with 1 1/2...