Instructions Research and write an essay on In considering a proposal to reform (but not necessarily abolish) the Electoral College, reflect on what happened in Florida in the 2000 presidential election. Were the voices of the voters in Florida really heard? What would you suggest to ensure that this outcome is avoided in the future? Your essay must: Summarize how the Electoral College works. Explain the pros and cons of whether to keep or abolish the Electoral College. Explain one proposal for changing the Electoral College process without abolishing it (i.e., without having to amend the Constitution). Evaluate this proposal from two perspectives: (a) the relevance of the Electoral College’s underlying rationale to contemporary American politics, and (b) the impact of the Electoral College on presidential leadership capacity. Follow these requirements when writing the short essay and remember that if you do not have first hand knowledge of the inner workings of the Electoral College, the information was obtained from outside sources and must be cited and sources entered into the bibliography: Complete your Research Paper using word-processing software such as MS Word, Open Office download free software at The document should be saved as a .doc or .docx. The body of the essay (excluding the title page and reference page) must be typed in 12 pts Arial font, double-spaced, and at least three (3) pages long. A minimum of three (3) sources must be used for each paper. The research topic should be included at the top of the paper. For assistance creating citations and bibliography using the Reference tab in MS Word, see the attached document: Developing Citatations and Bibliography and an example of an APA formatted document. Proofread for capitalization, punctuation, and spelling errors. Create a account, if you don′t already have one and they will proofread your document for you and check for errors. Remember to remove any comments after they return your document to you for edits.