Article of the day: the electoral college is a medieval relic

The image says, "Electoral College, Est. 1789" in university-style font.

At the Washington Post, Josep Colomer writes about the history of the electoral college.  This voting system was commonly used to select political and religious leaders in Europe and Latin America from the 11th to the 19th centuries, but today the US is the last country which uses it for presidential elections.

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