The Electoral College: Why was it created Do we still need it?

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5 times in our history a candidate for the Presidency won the popular vote but lost the Presidency because of the electoral college. This class will look at the compromise the founding fathers reached that resulted in the creation of the electoral college. Then we will consider if this system is still needed and relevant.

Instructor: Len Lenihan, Political Analyst; former community and political leader

*This is a recording of the live streaming session that took place on July 16, 2021.