Dear AOC, The Electoral College is NOT Racist

The Electoral College Map — Image from “Why Was the Electoral College Created?” July 15, 2019.

The Electoral College has been at the center of contentious debate since President Donald Trump won the White House in 2016 by winning the Electoral College while simultaneously losing the popular vote by around 3,000,000 ballots. It was reported earlier this week that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) hinted that the College was a racist “scam” used to disenfranchise minorities. There have been twelve