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Should the electoral college be abolished?
The electoral college should be abolished.
The complexity of electoral college process may discourage some people from voting in the elections.
The all or nothing nature of the electoral college deters citizens from participating in the political process, because it leads to situations where one different vote won't change the outcome on state level, thus rendering the votes of people outside swing States essentially meaningless.
The electoral college no longer works as it was intended by the founding fathers. The fact that it no longer serves this purpose suggests that it is no longer necessary.
The electoral college system results in unfair outcomes for voters.
The electoral college encourages candidates to focus their campaigns in a small group of swing states rather than the country as a whole.
Most arguments by advocates of keeping the electoral college are ultimately just rationalizations of an unfair system because it happens to benefit them.
The electoral college discriminates against smaller parties participating in the selection of the President, perpetuating a two-party system.
The electoral college reduces the probability that electoral mechanisms fail.
It isn't practical to abolish the electoral college.
The electoral college empowers states as political units, which supports the system of federalism that is important to US governance.
The electoral college should be reformed, rather than abolished.
The electoral college works to reduce the influence of densely populated areas and give fair power to smaller states.
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