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Taming the electoral college

by Robert W. Bennett

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Electoral college -- United States,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Election,
    • Election law -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRobert W. Bennett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4911 .B46 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3411416M
      ISBN 100804754098, 0804754101
      LC Control Number2005027481

        But Northwestern University law professor Robert Bennett, who calls himself "a mild proponent" of scrapping the Electoral College and is the author of "Taming the Electoral College," said a. An electoral college is a set of electors who are selected to elect a candidate to a particular office. Often these represent different organizations, political parties, or entities, with each organization, political party or entity represented by a particular number .

        Wow, I thought. We’ve been teetering on the abyss for years. Better look under the hood. The author cites Bennett’s book* “Taming the Electoral College”* as a font of information on this messy Electoral College conundrum in case you want to find out where they’re headed with this.   As George C. Edwards III, a professor of political science at Texas A&M university, reminds us in his new book, Why the Electoral College is Bad for America, “The choice of the chief executive Author: Bradford Plumer.

        But even if the compact fails to reach critical mass, there are other ways that states could reorient the electoral college on their own, according to Robert Bennett, who wrote about the nationwide popular vote movement in his book Taming the Electoral College. Two states on opposite sides of the political aisle—New York and Texas, for. The Electoral College is a body of electors established by the United States Constitution, which forms every four years for the sole purpose of electing the president and vice president of the United Electoral College consists of electors, and an absolute majority of at least electoral votes is required to win the election. According to Article II, Section 1, Clause 2 .


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These are, first, determination of the president by "faithless electors" who ignore the popular vote in their states, and, second, choice of the president in the House of. Book Review Taming the Electoral College by Robert Bennett Reviewed by John Poster Professor Robert Bennett of the Northwestern University Law School is already thinking about the presidential election of Unlike the rest of us, Bennett tries to anticipate problems and solve them before they become severe.5/5.

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The Constitution, in Article 2, Section 1, provides: "Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress.". A quick read presenting a compelling case for the constitutional Electoral College.

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The Electoral college / Author: Kimberling, William C. Author: Clearinghouse on Election Administration (U.S.) This is an uncurated book entry from our extended bookshelves, readable online now but without a stable link here.

You should not bookmark this page, but you can request that we add this book to our curated collection, which has. Electoral College reform at the state level is in the air Robert W. Bennett is the Nathaniel L. Nathanson Professor of Law at Northwestern.

His most recent book is Author: Robert W. Bennett. Robert W. Bennett, author of Taming the Electoral College and a law professor at Northwestern University, notes that neither women nor white men without property could vote at the time, either.Professor Bennett is the author of numerous books and articles.

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