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Electoral College Reform

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Republicans Want To Alter Michigan's Electoral College. It's Not Going Over Well. | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.04.2014 | Politics

A proposal to change how Michigan awards Electoral College votes has drawn criticism from Democrats and voting rights groups and, as one elections exp...

Monkeying Around With Democracy

Terry Newell | Posted 04.06.2013 | Politics
Terry Newell

The fact that only one political party, whether Democrat or Republican, waves the flag for reform ought to give us pause. Changing election laws solely to give that party an advantage adds fuel to the fire of national anger over politics in America.

If You Can't Win the Presidency, Put the Fix In

Michael Keegan | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics
Michael Keegan

Unable to win the last two presidential elections, even with the help of unlimited corporate spending and undemocratic voting restrictions, Republicans are now trying to change the rules of the game again.

GOP's Latest Sketchy Election Scheme

National Journal | Reid Wilson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics

Republicans alarmed at the apparent challenges they face in winning the White House are preparing an all-out assault on the Electoral College system i...

Clashing Mandates and the Role of Voting Structures

Rob Richie | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics
Rob Richie

Obama won the presidency relatively decisively, yet a majority of House members are Republicans who represent a district where Obama in fact lost to Romney.

Why We Remain Stuck With the Electoral System

Grant Calder | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics
Grant Calder

Every four years, we are reminded that we employ a completely outmoded method of selecting our chief executive. So why haven't we resolved this problem?