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VIDEO: Why Do We Still Have The Electoral College?

What is it, why do we have it, and why hasn't it changed? Born from a rushed, fraught, imperfect process, the origins and evolution of the Electoral College might surprise you and make you think differently about not only this upcoming presidential election, but our democracy as a whole.

This video is based on the Throughline podcast sereis on the history of our election system called (mis)Representative Democracy.

Episode 1: The Electoral College


Episode 2: How We Vote


Episode 3: The Most Sacred Right


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