I am for abolishing the Electoral College and electing the President through popular vote. Much like the 2nd Amendment, there was a point in time when the Electoral College was relevant to the political process. Now it really is a relic of the past and mostly seen as a barrier to listening to the will of the people. "The Electoral College is a process, not a place. The founding fathers established it in the Constitution as a compromise between election of the President by a vote in Congress and election of the President by a popular vote of qualified citizens (https://www.archives.gov/federal-register/electoral-college/about.html)."The Electoral College was also brought to you by the same people who didn't want to give people the vote unless they were male and had land. Personally, I would like to know that I am simply voting for myself and my beliefs - not that some person somewhere far away that who knows how they were selected who probably doesn't have the same values or beliefs as me is making a vote on my behalf for one of the most important positions in this country. It's the same reason why I don't like the use of superdelegates when choosing the nominee for a political party, and yes Republicans have them too (https://www.pbs.org/weta/washingtonweek/blog-post/what-are-superdelegates-and-yes-republicans-have-them-too). I'm for the voting freedom of the individual voter. I'm not for the voting freedom of some voting body that is a relic of the past and, honestly, reeks of trying to keep a certain status quo. There are many issues regarding voting rights in this country - gerrymandering (the organization FairVote has lots of ideas on how to fix this), keeping our elections safe from third party hacking. Voter fraud that is supposedly done by individual citizens or noncitizens has been proven to not be an issue. We should make sure that voting rights are protected for the individual - automatic voter registration even on the same day that one becomes a citizen, same day registration, paid postage mail in ballots, paid holiday for voting that is on a day that does not coincide with a religious holiday, ranked choice voting, and curtailing any attempts for voter repression and dropping people off the voting rolls. We should definitely provide protections for LGBTQIA+ people - especially trans and nonbinary people who are transitioning and in the process of getting their documents to be affirming of themselves. Those are just some of the ways in which helping to protect the rights of the individual voter could be achieved. And, yes, I am for abolishing the Electoral College and electing the President by popular vote.