Bell Ringers

Bell Ringer: The Idea of Proportional Allocation of Electoral Votes

Proportional Voting in the Electoral College

University of Baltimore Law Professor Kimberly Wehle talked about the electoral college and the idea of states changing to a proportional sytem of allocating electoral votes.

Description

University of Baltimore Law Professor Kimberly Wehle talked about the electoral college and the idea of states changing to a proportional sytem of allocating electoral votes.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • How does the electoral college work in most states?
  • What is meant by proportional voting by electors? How would that system work?
  • Who has the power to change how states allocate their votes in the electoral college?

Additional Resources

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Allocate
    • Delegates
    • Down Ballot
    • Electoral College
    • Popular Vote
    • Proportional Voting

    Topics

    Campaigns & ElectionsFederalism and State Issues

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity