Tags » Electoral College

(Video) National Popular Vote and the attack on the electoral college

The Electoral College is one of the more obscure features of our government, yet it plays a crucial role: it elects the president, not the popular vote. 230 more words

Politics

Understanding the Electoral College

Here are a couple of great videos from our friends at Prager University to help people understand the electoral college.

We hope you will view these videos and learn how important the electoral college is.  220 more words

Courts

I Heart the Electoral College

If you are reading this, odds are high that you can vote, as most Americans are of the legal age that allows them to participate directly in the election of government officials, including the President of the United States. 562 more words

Politics

Can Bernie Sanders Win the 2016 General Election?

Serious questions demand serious answers. To seriously answer the question of whether Bernie Sanders could win the November 2016 election, Sanders supporters must put aside our preferences and partisanship to soberly appraise the likely terrain of the 2016 Electoral College and how Sanders would fit into that context as the Democratic nominee. 829 more words

Democratic Party

"Tempering Faction with the Electoral College’s Reasonable Majorities," By Derek T. Muller

The Electoral College has hardly been a popular, much less well-understood, element of the American political election system. Under sustained attack by critics since at least 1796, it has withstood numerous attempts to abolish it and replace it with a national popular vote for president and vice president. 1,886 more words

Essays And Reviews

Iceberg! Right Ahead!

“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” 1,049 more words

Liberty

American democracy- the façade that died the american dream!

The word “democracy” does not exist in the U. S. Constitution or the Declaration of Independence. The country that has forced many developing countries including Japan to democratize, is not a democracy in itself. 478 more words

Democracy