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Wed Aug 8, 2012, 08:13 PM

The Presidency should be decided by popular vote (or not?) [View all]

This poll isn't about this 2012 election, but the theoretical idea that the presidency should be decided directly by the voters and according to the number of popular votes received by a candidate.

Which is fairer?

(no, this is not about any proposals that have floated recently among states, it is about a general idea).


Which do you support?
34 votes, 3 passes | Time left: Unlimited
The Electoral College should be retained as the means to elect the president
7 (21%)
The Popular Vote should be the means to elect the president
27 (79%)
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