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In the 2016 election, Donald Trump won Wisconsin by only 22,784 votes. Milwaukee’s elections chief stated that his city’s decline of about 41,000 voters compared to 2012 might have been… 302 more words

State Law

Hendrix Students Tackle Electoral Reform

The 2016 presidential election caused quite a bit of outrage, especially here at Hendrix. Many Americans were angry and wanted to get involved in some way. 356 more words

Hendrix College

7 + 45 = History's Odd Couple...The Similarities between Jackson and Trump


When Donald Trump was elected President, quite a few people asked me which former POTUS he most brought to my mind. I didn’t hesitate for a moment. 988 more words

Perspective

The Electoral College, chaos-preventing necessity

Donald Trump won the presidency, therefore the nation must be tearing apart. As the media says, the government must be rigged, and the Electoral College must hold some otherworldly power over the people. 1,219 more words

Editorial

Malloy, Wyman Throw Support To National Popular Vote Bill

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut and AP) – Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman are throwing support to legislation that would require Connecticut to join a group of states wanting to pool their Electoral College votes for the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote. 107 more words

News

One Voice, One Vote…Time for a New Amendment

Four times in American history, the Electoral College has propelled a candidate to the highest office in the country at odds with the popular vote, and twice in just the last sixteen years. 460 more words

Political Discourse

Why I Am Pessismistic About the Long-Term Unity of Our Country

I am pessimistic about the long-term prospects for the unity of the United States. I think there are several “structural” features of our system of government which will continue to make the polarization of our country get worse, not better. 1,107 more words

Election