Originally Posted by peacepipe
The minority,as in population,shouldn't decide who gets elected. Going by district would do just that,if a state has 20 districts with 1 million in 8 districts & 1,000 living in the 12 remaining districts. You'd have a minority deciding the election. It's not right no matter how you slice it.
It wouldn't be that extreme. A state like that would have 3 electors and 1 would go to the state itself. That hypothetical state would go 2-1 to the majority. The will of the people have spoken, and we are still guarding one part of society against the the other part.