Should We Keep the Electoral College?

Should We Keep the Electoral College?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1189 , Segment 2

Episode: Foreign Diplomacy, Electoral College, Detecting Dyslexia

  • Oct 28, 2019 10:00 pm
  • 17:54 mins

Guest: Dr. Robert Speel, Professor of Political Science at Penn State University Ever since President Trump lost the popular vote but still won the 2016 election, there’s been a push from Democrats to abolish the electoral college. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has even made it an action point of her campaign. But didn’t the founding fathers set it up for a reason? Penn State University Political Science professor Robert Speel believes the electoral college isn’t doing what it was originally intended for and that we need to make some sort of change.

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