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  • The Weekly With Hans von Spakovsky
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    The Weekly With Hans von Spakovsky

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    Hans von Spakovsky discussed the electoral college and he challenged a number of critiques that have been leveled against its use.

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  • emWhy Do We Still Have the Electoral Collegeem
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    Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?

    Harvard University Professor Alexander Keyssar offered his thoughts about the Electoral College. This virtual event was hosted by Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Viewers responded to the question “Should the Electoral College be abolished?”

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  • Supreme Court Rules State Faithless Elector Laws Constitutional
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    Colorado Department of State v. Baca Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument via teleconference on a case concerning Colorado electors and whether they can cast a vote for a person who did not win the state’s presidential popular…

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  • Supreme Court Rules States Can Punish Faithless Electors
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    Chiafalo v. Washington Oral Argument

    On its final day of a special May session due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Supreme Court heard oral argument via teleconference on a case concerning Washington electors and whether they can cast a…

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  • Review of Supreme Court Oral Argument on States Popular Votes and the Electoral College
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    Review of Supreme Court Oral Argument on States' Popular Votes and the Electoral College

    The National Constitution Center held a panel discussion following Supreme Court oral argument in Chiafalo v. Washington and Colorado Department of State v. Baca. The two cases concern whether…

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  • emThe Road to 270em
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    The Road to 270

    The Road to 270 was one of the second-prize high school east division winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. Raymond Baccari and Aydan Santos, twelfth graders at Trinity Academy for…

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  • QA with Lara Brown
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    Q&A with Lara Brown

    Lara Brown, author of Jockeying for the American Presidency, talked about the development of the presidential nominating system. She looked back to the Constitutional Convention to…

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  • National Popular Vote Election Part 2
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    National Popular Vote Election, Part 2

    The Hill newspaper and the Making Every Vote Count Foundation hosted an event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., on the impact a national popular vote election would have on presidential…

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  • National Popular Vote Election Part 1
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    National Popular Vote Election, Part 1

    The Hill newspaper and the Making Every Vote Count Foundation hosted an event at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., on the impact a national popular vote election would have on presidential…

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  • emBaca v Colorado Department of Stateem Oral Argument
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    Baca v. Colorado Department of State Oral Argument

    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit heard oral argument in Baca v. Colorado Department of State. This case arose from the 2016 presidential election after a Colorado elector, Michael…

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  • Electoral College Debate at Steamboat Freedom Conference
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    Electoral College Debate at Steamboat Freedom Conference

    Oklahoma radio talk show host Trent England debated Democratic strategist Ted Trimpa about the electoral college versus the national popular vote in electing the president. Hadley Heath Manning…

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  • View From the States New Mexico  National Popular Vote Interstate Compact
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    View From the States: New Mexico & National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

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    New Mexico considered whether to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which requires members states to give all their Electoral College votes in a presidential election to the…

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones, Part 1

    Telephone lines and social media were open for viewer comments on the question “Should the Electoral College be abolished?”

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  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephones and social media were open for responses to the question, “Should the Electoral College be abolished?”

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  • Washington Journal John Koza Discusses the Popular Vote Movement
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    John Koza on the Popular Vote Movement

    National Popular Vote’s John Koza discussed his group’s effort to have states award all of their electoral votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the overall popular vote.

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  • Washington Journal Lawrence Lessig Discusses Legal Challenges to the Electoral College
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    Lawrence Lessig on Legal Challenges to the Electoral College

    Professor Lawrence Lessig talked about a lawsuit he joined to challenge the Electoral College system. He spoke via video link from Cambridge, Massachusetts. The program was pre-empted by a four-minute…

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  • Panelists Discuss Replacement of Electoral College
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    Unrig the System Summit, National Popular Vote

    In this portion of the Represent.us inaugural Unrig the System Summit, panelists focused on presidential elections. Representatives from three groups advocating for a national popular vote…

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  • Panel on the Electoral College
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    Panel on the Electoral College

    A panel of professors and authors debated and evaluated the Electoral College versus direct election of the president by popular vote. The Claremont Institute organized this discussion at the…

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  • Electoral Reform
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    Electoral Reform

    Trevor Potter, Bob Shrum, Leslee Sherrill, and others talked about potential electoral reform, including the Electoral College, redistricting, and voting rights.

    1,776 views
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