POS 301 Week 3 Assignment, Electoral College Essay
Write an essay of 750-1,000 words in which you:
Describe the structure and function of the electoral college.
- How and when was it create in the U.S.?
- Why was it create, and by whom?
Compare the electoral college to a popular vote approach for elections.
- How does the electoral college system operate/function?
- What are consequences of using an electoral college system versus a popular vote? Use the 2000 presidential election as an example.
Assess the value of an individual citizen’s vote under the electoral college system.
- Why does the U.S. still use the electoral college for presidential elections today?