Electoral College The Electoral College system has come under fire this past week, as it appeared that Al Gore could win the popular vote, but lose the election to George W. Bush in the electoral college. NPR's Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr says that, despite its flaws, there are historical reasons for its existence.
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Electoral College

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Electoral College

Electoral College

Electoral College

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The Electoral College system has come under fire this past week, as it appeared that Al Gore could win the popular vote, but lose the election to George W. Bush in the electoral college. NPR's Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr says that, despite its flaws, there are historical reasons for its existence.