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Taming the electoral college

Robert W. Bennett

Taming the electoral college

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Published by Stanford Law and Politics in Stanford, CA .
Written in English


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StatementRobert W. Bennett.
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Paginationxii, 270 p. ;
Number of Pages270
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Open LibraryOL22732596M
ISBN 100804754101

  The election was the 53rd since George Washington was chosen in Even on the three previous occasions when a split decision between the popular and electoral votes occurred, the Electoral College was the mechanism for a decisive conclusion to an election.


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PB - Stanford University PressCited by: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Preface Introduction A critical short history of the electoral college, part 1: from the Constitutional Convention through the Twelfth Amendment A critical short history of the electoral college, part 2: operating under the Twelfth.

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electoral college, in U.S. government, the body of electors that chooses the president and vice president. The Constitution, in Article 2, Section 1, provides: "Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress.".

A quick read presenting a compelling case for the constitutional Electoral College. The author assumes his reader has some knowledge of the basic function of this institution before reading the book so it may be helpful to overview the system before diving in.

America’s founders wisely considered many different aspects of democratic election including the preservation of minority /5. Table of contents for Taming the electoral college / Robert W.

Bennett. Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog. Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher.

The Electoral college / Author: Kimberling, William C. Author: Clearinghouse on Election Administration (U.S.) This is an uncurated book entry from our extended bookshelves, readable online now but without a stable link here.

You should not bookmark this page, but you can request that we add this book to our curated collection, which has. Electoral College reform at the state level is in the air Robert W. Bennett is the Nathaniel L. Nathanson Professor of Law at Northwestern. His most recent book is Author: Robert W.

Bennett. Robert W. Bennett, author of Taming the Electoral College and a law professor at Northwestern University, notes that neither women nor white men without property could vote at the time, either.

Professor Bennett is the author of numerous books and articles. His two most recent books are Talking It Through: Puzzles of American Democracy, published by Cornell University Press in and Taming The Electoral College, published by Stanford University Press in The Electoral College.

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book about the Electoral College, After the People Vote. M any Americans do not understand every nuance about their presidential selection system, and particularly about what is known as the Electoral College, which determines which individuals become their country’s president and vice president.

But they do understand the big Size: 1MB. Octo • In his book Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America, author George Edwards argues the system may be outdated and irrelevant in today's political climate. NPR's Steve Written: 19 Oct,   But Northwestern University law professor Robert Bennett, who calls himself "a mild proponent" of scrapping the Electoral College and is the author of "Taming the Electoral College," said a.

An electoral college is a set of electors who are selected to elect a candidate to a particular office. Often these represent different organizations, political parties, or entities, with each organization, political party or entity represented by a particular number.

Wow, I thought. We’ve been teetering on the abyss for years. Better look under the hood. The author cites Bennett’s book* “Taming the Electoral College”* as a font of information on this messy Electoral College conundrum in case you want to find out where they’re headed with this.

As George C. Edwards III, a professor of political science at Texas A&M university, reminds us in his new book, Why the Electoral College is Bad for America, “The choice of the chief executive Author: Bradford Plumer.

But even if the compact fails to reach critical mass, there are other ways that states could reorient the electoral college on their own, according to Robert Bennett, who wrote about the nationwide popular vote movement in his book Taming the Electoral College. Two states on opposite sides of the political aisle—New York and Texas, for.

The Electoral College is a body of electors established by the United States Constitution, which forms every four years for the sole purpose of electing the president and vice president of the United Electoral College consists of electors, and an absolute majority of at least electoral votes is required to win the election.

According to Article II, Section 1, Clause 2. Variations on the same theme also are presented in his forthcoming book “Taming the Electoral College,” which will be published by Stanford University Press in April “The assumption that a constitutional amendment would be required for any serious Electoral College reform has shortchanged public discussion of the issue,” Bennett says.

The time-shifting gimmick opens the floor to more heated “dialogue” between these Founding Fathers — about democracy and equality, about the. “I think it is intolerable for democracy,” said George C.

Edwards III, a political science professor at Texas A&M University and the author of a book on the Electoral College. The Electoral College is actually genius in that it brings all states, including the smaller ones, into play.

Campaigning is much different. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) Novem   transcript. Electoral College In the latest episode of the Op-Docs series “Electoral Dysfunction,” the political humorist Mo Rocca consults a third-grade class on the fairness of the. The Electoral College must be sustained because it forces candidates to campaign broadly throughout the country, it promotes the strength of a two party system, and because it increases voter turnout rate.

a constitutional attorney and author of bestselling book, A Choice, Robert W. Taming the Elctoral College. Stanford, California. The Electoral College has been the cornerstone of Presidential election in the USA, and has, in some instances, resulted in the election of the President and Vice President from different sides of the political divide.[Bennett, Robert W.

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By Joseph D. Lyons. George C. Edwards III wrote a whole book on why the Electoral College is so bad. the body of elector chosen from each state to elect the president and vice president of the U.S. Click again to see term 👆 Tap again to see term 👆 Click card to see definition 👆 Tap card to see definition 👆 the people of each state vote for the electors who then cast their votes on the people's behalf.

Click again to see term 👆.Proceedings of the Electoral College of the State of New York., by New York State Electoral College (partial serial archives) Filed under: Electoral college -- United States After the People Vote: A Guide to the Electoral College (second edition; Washington: AEI Press, ), ed.

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