Who Chooses The President of USA?
Your vote in a general election doesn’t really count at the end of the day if you didn’t see the changes you were promised. Then it becomes the blame game. Our system puts an enormous amount of weight on choosing the next President by way of the Electoral College. If you believe government and or the powers that be, give you the power to change things, think again. When citizens cast their ballots for president then electors cast their votes who decides who becomes president of the United States.
So, each state legislature directs a number of electors equal to the whole number of senators and members of the House of Representatives, but no person shall be appointed an elector who is a member of the legislature of the United States, or who holds any office of profit or trust under the United States. The electors will meet in their respective states and vote by ballot for two persons, of whom one, at least, shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with themselves. Again, why vote when nothing ever changes for the poorest populations?
A little background to feed from, but I suggest you investigate for yourself. In 1796, Federalist John Adams was elected the nation’s second president, and Thomas Jefferson, of the Republican Party, was elected vice president. On December 28, 1796, Jefferson wrote a letter to Adams, observing, “The public & the papers have been much occupied lately in placing us in a point of opposition to each other. I trust with confidence that less of it has been felt by ourselves personally.” How did their political differences actually affect their leadership? Read more