Democratic Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called for the end of the Electoral College at a town hall meeting on Monday.
She said, “Every vote matters, and the way we can make that happen is that we can have national voting, and that means get rid of the Electoral College.”
This left many people wondering what exactly the Electoral College does and if it is truly needed. Even experts are divided on the issue, some believing it is a tired practice, while others believe it is a crucial part of the American political system.
Here are 3 reasons why experts are arguing for the Electoral College and 3 reasons why experts are arguing against the Electoral College:
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Arguments for the Electoral College