I need someone to explain to me why 41 Senate Republicans, representing just 21% of the population, can block voting rights legislation supported by 70% of Americans. Explain it to me like I’m in kindergarten.
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Replying to @Strandjunker
Because, the Electoral College skews representation toward minority rule.

12:32 PM · Oct 21, 2021

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And as populations increase, that skew becomes more and more lopsided. Effectively wiping out any pretense of Democratic process the country started out with.
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Hope this helps: The elementary answer to the question is that the constsets out both executive & congressional power by states, and our population is not evenly distributed among them. The electro college is just based on that, and only applies to presidential selection.
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The Electoral College has no bearing on the Senate. However, 2 Senators per state, regardless of population is a whole other problem. That is what provides the minority rule you see today. Every state having equal voice in the senate is a good theory maybe has unintended results.
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The 'winner take all system' (most states essentially) of the electoral college is why Hillary Clinton who won the popular vote by 3 million, but lost the 2016 national election. Also, Laws can only be passed if both Senate and House agree, this favours the minority states.
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Time to get rid of that one. One person one vote. Popular vote.
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I agree.
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