Is the Electoral College Necessary?
Every four years, presidential elections renew the longstanding debate about whether the Electoral College is a beneficial or detrimental part of the voting process. Some people believe the popular vote should be sufficient. Others fear this would result in a president being elected without a clear majority. Understanding how the Electoral College works and formulating an opinion about it is a key part of becoming an informed voter. With the help of full-color photographs and informative fact boxes, this volume allows the next generation of voters to form and support their own opinions about this prominent system.