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which of the following is one criticism of the electoral college system
a. it underrepresents the smaller states
b. the winner of he popular vote might not win the presidency
c. it identifies the winner of the presidential election with certainty
d. it is unconstitutional
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  1. No. The answer is b.
    Because every state gets 2 electors automatically, plus its number of representatives in the House, smaller states have MORE representation than they would have based on population alone.

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