The electoral college was designed to balance democracy and federalism. Does it still serve that purpose? In this episode of POLICYbrief, Tara Ross and John Koza debate the merits and failings of the Electoral College. Should the U.S. keep the electoral system it has? Should the system be changed or abolished? 

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