Election of the President by Popular Vote

Participants spoke to reporters about a proposal to change election laws in several states in order to ensure that the outcome of… read more

Participants spoke to reporters about a proposal to change election laws in several states in order to ensure that the outcome of presidential elections reflected the popular vote. They talked about the various ways in which the Electoral College seemed outdated, could be used to circumvent the popular will of the people, and did not impose any national standard for choosing electors. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience. 

The news conference was held at the National Press Club. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Election of the President by Popular Vote

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Program ID:
191353-1
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 24, 2006
Last Aired:
Mar 1, 2006

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  • Feb 24, 2006 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 26, 2006 | 7:07pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Feb 28, 2006 | 12:37pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 01, 2006 | 12:34pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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