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The Electoral College

I'm From Massachusetts: My Vote Doesn't Count

Rich Rubino | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Massachusetts voters, like voters in all "safe states," should have votes of equal weight as those voters who are fortunate enough to reside in "showdown states." The present Presidential voting system is riddled with inequities. Sadly, "I'm from Massachusetts: My Vote Doesn't Count."

The Electoral Vote Changes: Follow The Constitution

Richard Greener | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics
Richard Greener

Come on, raise your hand if you think our Constitution contains a single word about a popular election for the office of President of the United States. Sorry, but nowhere does it say there must be an election of any kind outside the Electoral College.

Defending the Electoral College

Carl Creasman | Posted 12.25.2012 | College
Carl Creasman

The Founders NEVER saw the president as someone that represented the citizens or stood in their places as a representative. Instead, to the Founders, the president was supposed to be someone slightly detached from the passions and zealotry of "the masses."

A Buddy System to Change the Electoral Vote

Lea Lane | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

The creator of this new system is my son. I'm not surprised he came up with this. As a single mom, raising teenage sons was pretty daunting, but we had spirited talks about government.

A Buddy System to Change the Electoral Vote

Lea Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lea Lane

Rand and his brother used the buddy system to override many of my decisions, such as how late to stay up or which movie to see. The two of them together were a powerful force.