After nearly two years of discussion and debate, Our Revolution members nationwide rejoiced at the passed Democratic National Committee (DNC) reforms.
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 Seen by many as radically out of date, the President is not elected directly by the voter but is elected by "electors".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.
In November, Californians will not have to decide whether the state should be partitioned
Proposal to divide the state into three separate states has received enough signatures from voters to appear on the ballot
Polls that have consistently shown that a majority of Americans wants to elect the President by popular vote
Do states have the authority to penalize presidential electors and bind their vote to reflect popular will?
At the moment, whoever exceeds 270 electoral votes wins the election even if the candidate loses the popular vote
A proposal would put an end to the superdelegate system once and for all for the Party’s presidential nomination process
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”