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Comment: This is why popular vote isn't better

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This is why popular vote isn't better

There would be less attention to the smaller states under popular vote, and then in the bigger states like California, candidates will only have to "win" the big cities like Los Angeles and Sacramento, and so the rest of the state will receive less attention -- if any.

The Electoral College is not a perfect system, but it is the best system for how this country is constructed. The Electoral College is the reason why places like Iowa and New Hampshire generate so much interest among candidates. In a close race, 1 electoral vote can make a difference. So even those swing states with small populations get national attention. And that's a good thing. Iowa will be forgotten under popular vote and the big cities will dominate.