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John D. Feerick is a professor at Fordham Law School in New York. He was the dean of Fordham Law from 1982 to 2002.
Two of the past three presidents, including Donald Trump, have been elected by the Electoral College while losing the national popular vote. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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John D. Feerick
The framers of the Constitution saw the Electoral College as a decision-making body, writes John D. Feerick of Fordham Law School. But the one-person, one-vote principle is better suited to modern democracy.