Originally Posted by Discuss Thrower
I fail to see why a proportional represnrtation system isn't widely implemented.
Because we have that in the the people's House. The president is supposed to represent the nation as a whole so this way the less populated states count. The Senate once represented the states. This is the design of our federalism. The Framers were not big advocates of democracy.
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