A proposal would put an end to the superdelegate system once and for all for the Party’s presidential nomination process
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 Seen by many as radically out of date, the President is not elected directly by the voter but is elected by "electors".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.
Having failed to generate enough support to abolish the Electoral College through a constitutional amendment
In December 2017, the Department of Justice formally proposed adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census
Professor Chris Edelson speaks out on what he calls a “permanent shift to unconstrained presidential power”
Despite the low chances, the desire for California to govern itself is familiar territory
All citizen-led efforts to split or secede one state from the United States have fallen short in modern U.S. history
The election last year was the fifth in which the candidate with the most votes lost the
The election of Donald Trump, if nothing else, emphasizes the many flaws in the US election system
Oregon may become the 12th state to approve a law to introduce a National Popular Vote system
American Democracy is much more engaging to the electorate; elections for both houses of Congress and a sort of election for the President. Representatives campaign so much more aggressively than their British counterparts.