President Barack Obama enters the final hours of the 2012 presidential campaign with an edge in the hunt for the 270 electoral votes needed to win.

ABC News says President Obama is leading by 31 electoral votes over Mitt Romney.

But, the race is remarkably close in at least six states that could go either way, giving Republican Mitt Romney hope that he can pull off a come-from-behind victory.

That being said, does the popular vote even matter?  

Critics of the Electoral College say it's an undemocratic way of electing a president, but proponents say the Electoral  College has forced the candidates to pay attention to areas outside of the most populated areas in the U.S.

Should the electoral college be abolished or should it be reformed?

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