What is the problem with a winner-takes-all approach?

An all-or-nothing approach means that some votes cast within a state are not represented in the Electoral College. If a voter casts his/her vote for a candidate that does not win the majority in that state, the vote is not represented. This is vote suppression and all voters are subject to having their vote ignored in a presidential election. In 2016, for example, 63,071,987 votes (46%) were ignored in this way!

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