Critics say the Electoral College is antiquated, undemocratic -- and, many fear, impossible to get rid of. But in 1969, it almost met its end.
ONE OF THE MORE surprising features of the controversy surrounding the 2000 election was its failure to spark any sustained effort to abolish or reform the Electoral College. When it first became apparent that Al Gore had won the popular vote but lost the election, some politicians and pundits predicted that the end had finally come for America's most peculiar ... (Full article: 2094 words)
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