Originally Posted by HolyHandgernade
Hypothetically, what if, barring greatsocial/political upheaval, there were no swing states, or at the very least, one party had enough states he or she could count on each year that it guaranteed that party at least 271 electoral votes?
Do you think they would move to get rid of the electoral college?
If one party held complete sway like that, would it rip the nation apart?
Absolute power corrupts, absolutely...the electoral college balances states/population. It should not be abolished, otherwise we no longer have a representative democracy but pure democracy which would lead to socialism, then communism.