There is currently a debate in the US about eliminating the Electoral College and replacing it with a National Popular Vote. There are also ardent defenders of both arguments. There are valid arguments on both sides.
Proportional Representation articles on DC
Proportional representation is a concept in voting systems that means that the number of seats won by a party or group of candidates is proportionate to the number of votes received. Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on the Electoral College.
U.S. President Donald Trump contended Wednesday that the government will still try to ask a question about citizenship in the once-a-decade census in 2020.
Leader of Georgia’s ruling party said Monday that the ex-Soviet nation will hold the next parliamentary election based entirely on a proportionate system.
President Trump has asserted executive privilege over documents that were subpoenaed by Congress related to adding citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Some nice things fall out of a system like Liquid Voting, or Delegative Democracy. The main idea is that you can give your vote to other people.
Mississippi is the only state in the nation where a candidate could garner a majority vote and not win the statewide office he or she was pursuing.
President Trump claimed executive privilege, refuse to hand over documents to opposition Democratic lawmakers investigating a question about citizenship.
Across the nation, officials overseeing geospatial information systems are looking to digital-mapping data to make their elections more efficient and fair.
In discussions about abolishing the Electoral College, supporters return time and time again to the plight of small states like Wyoming or Mississippi.
Democratic senators introduced a measure to erase Electoral College, picking up a talking point that caught fire in the 2020 Democratic presidential field.