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ELECTORAL COLLEGE.

History, structure, function of presidential election system. Problem of election of a minority President. Arguments over the Electoral College.
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THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE: KILL IT OR KEEP IT?
Introduction
Shortly after the polls closed in Iowa on election night, Florida was called for Gore and it appeared as if George W. Bush was going to win the popular vote, but lose in the Electoral College. Of course, as the evening wore on the situation was reversed, as the election of 2000 became the first presidential election since 1888 in which the winner of the popular vote would not win the electoral vote and take office as President. As the election results centered on disputed votes in Florida, the election of 1876, in which the House or Representatives had to choose between competing slates of electors in an election that resulted in the winner, Rutherford B. Hayes, being known as "His Fraudlency" during his single term of office, calls to abolish the

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