Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 8th Nov 2012 20:12 UTC
Editorial In the United States, state and local authorities are in charge of voting and the country uses more than a half dozen different voting technologies. As a result, the country can't guarantee that it accurately counts national votes in a timely fashion. This article discusses the problem and potential solutions to the U.S. voting dilemma.
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The electoral college guarantees that each state gets both an equal vote and a vote proportional to its population. A national popular vote cannot guarantee either, without compelling all citizens to vote.

Edit: added "without compelling all citizens to vote".

Edited 2012-11-09 16:20 UTC

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