“The current system requires a presidential candidate to win the states, not just individual voters. That ensures less-populated states still have a voice. Experts say the Founders created the Electoral College to make sure smaller states had a say in picking the person who would be their national leader. "If you go back to the Framers, they wanted an Electoral College because they wanted to create a balance between the heavily-populated and less-populated areas of the country," The Heritage Foundation's elections expert Hans von Spakovsky told CBN News.” https://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/politi...-college-taking-away-voice-of-rural-americans In my opinion the electoral college is vital to the preservation of our constitutional republic. It is important to keep all states and regions involved in our Presidential elections. We don’t need Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles, the Bay Area, Portland, and Seattle deciding our Presidential elections.