2016 results put new focus on Electoral College

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2013 file photo, clerks unseal the certificates of results from all fifty states during a meeting of the U.S. Electoral College in the House of Representatives on Capitol in Washington. The Electoral College was devised at the Constitutional Convention in 1787. It was a compromise meant to strike a balance between those who wanted popular elections for president and those who wanted no public input. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The fact that Hillary Clinton most likely won the U.S. popular vote but won’t be president has some people wondering, “Wait, why do we do it this way?”

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