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Professor Ian Drake Argues in Support of Electoral College as Growing Movement Seeks to Remove It

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The National Popular Vote is trying to change the way Americans elect the president. But in a recent interview on NewsNationNow, Political Science Professor Ian Drake argues the Electoral College is working just fine. The interview with Professor Drake begins at minute 5:00 in the video.

In an OpEd for, Drake explains why this system is so important and why the Electoral College decides who leads the country.