A 133-year-old law creates perverse incentives for the Trump administration—and could make a chaotic postelection period even more tumultuous.
Yet another reason we need to abandon the electoral college.
If the National Popular Vote drive kills the Electoral College, rural and small town Americans who supply our food and energy will lose their voice.
There’s a lot of fearmongering here with absolutely no evidence that any of this would actually be the case. There are some huge jumps in logic and nothing tying this thesis together. Ugh….
Civil rights activists are challenging the legality of four states’ winner-take-all method of allocating U.S. presidential electoral college votes, claiming the practice magnifies some votes at the expense of others and violates voters’ constitutional rights.
This is a very creative way of attacking this problem. We definitely need to restructure our processes and get rid of the Electoral College
Putting the president-elect’s win in context.
Results of the U.S. electoral vote.
The Founding Fathers had something particular in mind when they set up the U.S. presidential election system: slavery
The president-elect seems to feel threatened that more Americans voted for Hillary Clinton.
She won by more than Gore in 2000, Nixon in 1968 or Kennedy in 1960, it seems. And therein lies a dilemma.
When are people going to come around and fix the electoral college? There’s lots of math to support different methods.