“One man one vote” is not an accurate statement of voting in America. Americans would prefer all votes to be equal, but they do not have that situation because of the Electoral College’s antiquated mechanism. Americans would choose to elect the president by direct popular vote by an overwhelming majority, just like other elected offices.
On a gut level, they understand the fundamental fairness of awarding the nation’s highest office on the same basis as every other elected office — to the person who gets the most votes. Continue reading Electoral College Work-a-Round