The Electoral College Won’t Prevent President Trump

The Electoral College is not going to stand in Donald Trump’s way. I’ve seen chatter the last few days, both on political blogs and Facebook, that the voters of the Electoral College can, or even should, vote for Hillary Clinton instead of Donald Trump. (For example, here.) It’s a nice idea — it’s the way … Continue reading The Electoral College Won’t Prevent President Trump

On Electoral College “Reform”

Electoral College reform is in the air. But rather than abolish the Electoral College to ensure that the national popular vote winner takes the presidency (or using the National Popular Vote compact to do the same without the laborious process of a Constitutional amendment), the reform that’s in the air would all but guarantee that … Continue reading On Electoral College “Reform”