Tara Ross and Trent England

Tara Ross is the author of “Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College.” Her newest book, “We Elect a President: The Story of Our Electoral College,” presents an illustrated explanation of the system for children. Trent England is a vice president and the David and Ann Brown Distinguished Fellow at the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs.

How The Electoral College Can Save Us From Trump And Hillary

The states remain in charge of this presidential election. They are not doomed to watch helplessly as scandal after scandal emerges about the two major-party candidates.