Think You Know Why The Electoral College Exists? – You’re Wrong (VIDEO)
Rants / December 17, 2016

Think You Know Why The Electoral College Exists? – You’re Wrong If you’re anything like millions of Americans, you thought the Electoral College was created to even out the disparity in population between the coasts and rural areas during political campaigns. It turns out we were wrong. In fact, we weren’t even close. The Electoral College was in fact created for the exact situation we find ourselves in now. With a president who is considered temperamentally unfit for the office. Federalist Paper No.68 & The Electoral College Federalist Paper No. 68 is an appeal to the public and the Congress to create an adaptation to the popular voting system. For an overview, The Federalist Papers were described this way: “The Federalist Papers were a series of eighty-five essays urging the citizens of New York to ratify the new United States Constitution. Written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, the essays originally appeared anonymously in New York newspapers in 1787 and 1788 under the pen name “Publius.” The Federalist Papers are considered one of the most important sources for interpreting and understanding the original intent of the Constitution.” Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay wrote the majority of the letters, though…