TITLE

REDRAWING THE ELECTORAL MAP: REFORMING THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE WITH THE DISTRICT-POPULAR PLAN

AUTHOR(S)
Herbst, Craig J.
PUB. DATE
September 2012
SOURCE
Hofstra Law Review;Fall2012, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p217
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the potential reformation of the U.S. Electoral College using a District-Popular plan as of September 2012, focusing on campaign financing, presidential elections, and the U.S. Constitution. It states that there have been several Electoral College-related legislative amendments. According to the article, the proposed District-Popular Plan includes elements of the district system and the popular vote reform proposals. The 1787 Constitutional Convention is mentioned.
ACCESSION #
86414706

 

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