The 1787 Constitutional Convention designed an electoral college that is being used by today’s candidates in a way that disenfranchises many voters.
What may have been the best they could do in Colonial days gives disproportional weight to the voters in small states by as much as 4 to 1. Voters in swing states barraged by media blitzkriegs of ads and automated phone calls willingly sell their votes in exchange for government projects and grants.
Election campaigns are so expensive that candidates sell their souls to win elections. Many voters don’t believe their vote counts, let alone makes a difference. …