Some see the Electoral College as a key aspect of American democratic stability others not, arguing that it erodes the will of the majority.
Electoral College articles on Democracy Chronicles
The Electoral College is an institution that officially elects the President of the US every four years. Seen by many as radically out of date, the President is not elected directly by the voter but is elected by "electors". Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on proportional representation.
McConnell is signaling openness to Electoral Count Act reform a year after Republicans tried to stop certification of Biden’s victory.
A different form of Electoral College change could be on the horizon depending on the results of the 2022 midterm elections.
If you live in California, you might be outraged that an 18th-century system designed to defend slave owners has devalued your vote.
The rise of extremism in American politics is why political reform must seek to marginalize, to the extent possible, these destabilizing forces.
There was an interesting new post on the subject of minority rule by lecturer in history and
One of President Biden’s first executive actions has reversed former President Donald Trump’s unprecedented policy of altering a key census count.
Though written without regard for alternative voting methods, maybe the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact is OK.
The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s decision to refuse the Trump campaign’s plea that sought to decertify Joe Biden’s victory in the state.
The legal allegations make for good copy in the press, and let Republican hacks repeat fraud charges to reporters and social media consumers.