Should the Pope be elected by everyday Catholics, instead of Cardinals?

I know this is a random question, but me and my mom were talking about this yesterday, and I don't wanna wait for the Pope to die to ask it, so I'm asking it now.

The Pope after all is responsible for representing and influencing the world's 1.4 billion Catholics, so can't you argue that it's only fair that these 1.4 billion Catholics should have a say in who represents them?

A picture I took of Pope Francis during a visit to Rome
A picture I took of Pope Francis during a visit to Rome
I agree, the Pope should be elected by the people
Nah, the system is fine the way it is
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Should the Pope be elected by everyday Catholics, instead of Cardinals?
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