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from TIME.com

The Troubling Reason the Electoral College Exists

The Founding Fathers had something particular in mind when they set up the U.S. presidential election system: slavery

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

The Electoral College Simulation Activity (Civics)

The Electoral College Simulation Activity (Civics) This is an engaging activity simulates a mock Presidential election. Students will be able to really “see” how the Electoral College works and have fun in the process. All teacher preparation and student instructions are included. (This activity requires at least 8-10 dice which are NOT included).

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Electoral College System - Civics in a Minute. How the Electoral college works and why its worth thinking critically about election reform.

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from HowStuffWorks

How the Electoral College Works

What even is an electoral college? Why don't we rely on a popular vote? Check out this (somewhat lengthy) article explaining the ins and outs of America's electoral college system.

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