How the Electoral College

Before writing your initial post, review the assigned resources to easily access the resources from the Ashford University Library, please see the table located in the Course Materials section.

In your initial post of at least 200-250 words, briefly summarize how the Electoral College works.  Explain some of the main pros and cons in the debate about whether to keep or abolish the current Electoral College process. Also explain one proposal to change how the system works without formally abolishing it. Evaluate the various arguments and the proposal. Include at least two perspectives in your assessment:

  • Your judgment about the relevance of the Electoral College’s underlying rationale to contemporary America.
  • Your judgment about its impact on presidential leadership capacity. 

Fully respond to all parts of the question. Write in your own words. Support your position with APA citations to two or more of the assigned resources required for this discussion. Please be sure that you demonstrate understanding of these resources, integrate them into your argument, and cite them properly.

list of resources

 
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