Election system creates disillusionment

Jeffrey Tangney | Copy Editor I am something of an oddity. I was lucky enough to vote two weeks after my 18th birthday, and have voted in every election save one, primary and general, since then. However, I have felt for some time, and will continue to feel, that the election process in America is outdated and contributing to the problems we are facing. My biggest problem is the winner-take-all Electoral College system. Not only has it led to people being elected despite receiving less than 50 percent of the popular vote, it has created a system where only two candidates are viable, in that they are the only ones who will receive electoral votes,…