The United States president is not directly elected by the citizens of the United States.

On the first Tuesday in November in every leap year, Americans elect their president. Spoiler alert: that’s not true. The United States of America is seen by the whole world as the pinnacle of democracy, of which most developing nations drew their inspiration from. However, technically, the president of the United States isn’t directly elected into office by the citizens, the president gets elected by the Electoral College — a delegation appointed by the U.S Congress. How in the U.S is that even a thing, well, its all in the U.S constitution. Let us explain.


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