Analysis of voter turnout over multiple election cycles shows that new-christened battleground states see an average 5% increase in voter turnout.
If we selected the president based upon the winner of the most votes nationally, no voter would be ignored and every vote would matter.
In future elections, we will likely see even greater disconnects between margins of victory in the popular vote and electoral margins of victory after all state electors are tallied.
In 2016, only 46 percent of 18- to -29-year-olds cast a ballot, compared to 71 percent oftheir elders ages 65 and up.
James Madison Would Hate the Current Presidential Selection System.