There is a real movement to end the electoral college for selecting the President and replace it with a straight popular vote. National Popular Vote -- Electoral college reform by direct election of the President A bill just went through NJ and more are on the table elsewhere. It has huge support. I don't really like the idea. First, it may be unConstitutional which is a big deal. Other than that, I think the big cities will decide the vote. How would you like a President going to all the major cities and promising them the world while flying over the rest of the Country? There are very different lifestyles and issues in the cities compared to the rest of the nation.