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Posted By: Toad

Posted On: Oct 20, 2004
Views: 817
Truth Swing

Why do we have an Electoral college?

Posted By: Bob Dole

Posted On: Oct 21, 2004
Views: 804
RE: Truth Swing

Because the states used to be a lot more independent and reserve the right to make their own laws. Over time, power has slowly shifted from the state to the federal level. This leaves the electoral college system somewhat antiquated.

Posted By: Maeve

Posted On: Oct 24, 2004
Views: 771
RE: Truth Swing

Wow, all that made me feel really ignorant. *tear*

♥ Maeve