So, in my second foray into the election process in the US, I have to admit I’ve been thoroughly confused. Between the popular vote, the different rules in delegate apportioning between the parties, and the non-requirements of the electoral college delegates I’m in a tizzy. I realize that my vote counts/doesn’t count, the delegates pledge or don’t pledge their alliances and a heck of a lot of money gets spent in the process. 50% plus 1% of the delegates means what exactly?
Am I missing something here? Is it really a very easy system that my Canadian formed brain cannot get my thoughts around? Help. Puhleeeze. I’m fascinated, can’t pull my eyes away from the news coverage, but I think I may need to pursue a PhD in Political Science. I mean…I get it, but I don’t GET it.