Reading Time: 4 minutes Nearly 100 million eligible Americans do not cast a ballot in an average presidential election. Many of them are disillusioned. Can anything be done to restore their faith in democracy?
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday on a case that could impact the outcome of the 2020 election.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The Supreme Court is about to decide whether members of the Electoral College are symbolic rubber stamps or the persons who really choose the president.
Reading Time: 5 minutes A growing number of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have said the Electoral College is undemocratic and needs to be replaced. But, with what?
Reading Time: 6 minutes Five of the 45 US presidents won their election without winning the popular vote. A movement to institute a national popular vote aims to prevent that from happening again.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A federal court ruling in favor of “faithless” electors may have come just in time. With his recent reckless comments, Trump reaffirms that he is precisely the sort of president the framers of the Constitution feared.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Sometimes perspectives from afar tell us more than the chatter from Washington and New York. Here’s what some of the foreign media had to say about Donald Trump’s Electoral College triumph.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Anti-Trump forces are pinning their last hopes on a revolt in the Electoral College next Monday. Could that actually happen?
Reading Time: < 1 minute We live in a democratic society. Or so we are told. Yet many Americans don’t understand how the Electoral College impedes democracy.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Replacing the controversial and disenfranchising Electoral College with a straight national popular vote sounds impossible. Or is it? Under the radar, an effort to create a national vote may be on its way to eventual success.