County unit system and the electoral college

In Georgia, we once picked our Governor using the “county unit” system. If you carried enough of Georgia’s 159 counties, you became Governor regardless of how you did in the popular vote. As a result of a law suit, the courts ruled that the county unit system violated the principle of one person one vote. For several decades, the popular vote in Georgia has determined the winner. Would that the same thing would happen with the federal electoral college. Let’s choose our President by popular vote so everyone’s vote would carry equal weight.


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