Why Democrats Want to Abolish the Electoral College—and Republicans Want to Keep It

Efforts to overhaul the Electoral College, one of the oldest institutions in the U.S. political system, are ramping up as the country moves into the 2020 presidential election cycle. Critics have called the Electoral College antidemocratic after the College decided two of the past five presidential elections. George W. Bush and Donald Trump both lost […]

Former GOP Governor Thinks Abolishing the Electoral College Would Hurt White People

Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage told a local radio station that eliminating the electoral college would take away the voice of white people. “All the small states like Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Wyoming, Montana, Rhode island–you’ll never see a presidential candidate again,” LePage said of a world where the president is elected by popular vote. […]