The flawed idea gained even more popularity on the left in 2016, following the election of Donald Trump despite Hillary Clinton’s popular vote plurality.
A popular vote is based on a distorted expectation about government and rewards the wrong kind of leaders — urban demagogues.
Democrats’ loss of political power is not the result of a structural defect; it’s the result of flaws in the quality of their Senate candidates.
Voters in Alabama might send Roy Moore to the U.S. Senate. Maybe it’s time to consider allowing state legislatures to elect senators again.
Rev. Jesse Jackson has made headlines saying that as we get rid of Confederate statues we should also get rid of the Electoral College.
Most everything in the Constitution has stood the test of time, but the method for electing the president was the Founders’ biggest error.
Why are Democrats doing everything in their power to make sure Donald Trump runs roughshod over them and wins so much he gets sick of winning?
By destroying the Electoral College, we move one step closer to a purely national government, voted on by average voters who have no education about the issues.
Some very nice, apparently well-educated people are peddling absolute Pablum about the Electoral College.
The rationale, of course, is that the horrible awful no good very bad Electoral College gave Donald Trump the win even though Hillary Clinton won the popular vote.
The name of the game in this election was to win the most electoral votes. Hillary Clinton lost that game, and Donald Trump won.
The presidential electors have a constitutional duty to vote for the person best-suited to be president, regardless of whether that person is Donald Trump.
Liberals who chest-thump about the integrity of our political institutions are frequently eager to discredit those same political institutions when it suits their purposes.
Democratizing presidential elections helped to mislead Americans into believing that presidential elections are primarily supposed to reflect their will. They’re not.
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