The Electoral College cast its ballots on Monday. The results won’t be official, though, until Congress counts the vote on January 6.
Electoral college set to vote on President Obama’s reelection – The Washington Post.
Is this an anachronism or wisdom from our nation’s Founders? Could the process for choosing a president be improved? What if state legislatures simply chose the electors from each state, cutting the public out of it, as was apparently the original intention? Would this result in a de-politicized chief executive, and might this be a good thing?