In two or three paragraphs, make an argument in support of the Electoral College and keeping it in place for modern presidential elections.

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Part 1

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[The Electoral College for Dummies: How it Works.”-10:00 minutes]

[”Professor Makes Case for the Electoral College”- 5:33 minutes]

Answer the questions separately

1a. In two or three paragraphs, make an argument in support of the Electoral College and keeping it in place for modern presidential elections.

1b. In what ways is the Electoral College representative and fits in with the ideals of democracy?

Part 2:

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[” The Trouble with the Electoral College” –6:30 minutes].

Answer the questions separately:

2a. In two or three paragraphs, make an argument against the Electoral College and for going to a national popular vote for president.

2b Can the weakness for the electoral college be resolved without eliminating the Electoral College? How so?

2c. In what ways is the Electoral College unrepresentative and violates the ideals of democracy?

Make sure you put the number of the question first and then answer the question.