Sonya Tiratsuyan

The Troubling Reason the Electoral College Exists

Blog Post created by Sonya Tiratsuyan on Dec 9, 2016

Originally posted on November 10, 2016 on TIME.


Since it’s inception, the electoral college was designed to balance the interests between highly populated and less populated states—but the biggest political issues exist between the north and south, as well as coastal and middle states. Controversy surrounding the reasons why the electoral college exists isn’t anything new—since its founding era, the electoral college has been stirring up political elections.

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