Scenario Referendum: Which Presidential election system does the US have (you decide the system for future Mock Government elections)? Electoral college vs popular vote.
Electoral college is more fun.
If we had a straight up popular vote, we would see nationwide Y2K style recounts routinely. The EC system allows recounts to be narrowed down to only a few states.
Picture this: popular vote is within 100k votes, every single vote in the U.S. is recounted, and then come the courts. Very blue and very red districts are accused of skewing the vote.. Hanging chads... Dead people voting... Non citizens voting...
Keep the electoral college.