June O'Neill of St. Lawrence County places her vote for president in the ballot box on Monday, Dec. 13, 2004, in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., as the Electoral College for the State of New York voted for president and vice president. (AP Photo/Jim McKnight)

Moving Away From Popular Vote: A Symbol Of Fairness Or Rigging Elections?

(MintPress) – When George W. Bush won the presidential election over Al Gore in 2000, despite losing the popular vote, a natural discussion about the effectiveness of the Electoral College system sprung. Yet it wasn’t Republicans leading the discussion — it was Democrats. Now, the tables have turned. Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus endorsed […]