Eliminating the Electoral College

In the inaugural lecture of the University Distinguished Lecture Series Professor Edwards talked about abolishing the Electoral College. He… read more

In the inaugural lecture of the University Distinguished Lecture Series Professor Edwards talked about abolishing the Electoral College. He is the author of Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America, published by Yale University Press. He argued that the Electoral College is inherently undemocratic and unfair. He further noted that the arguments for maintaining the Electoral College are misguided. He claimed that the current incarnation of the Electoral College does not perform the function envisioned for it by the Founding Fathers and that it does not benefit small states. close

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Eliminating the Electoral College

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Program ID:
183614-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
College Station, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Oct 11, 2004 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jan 08, 2005 | 8:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Oct 11, 2004 | 10:02am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 14, 2004 | 2:11pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 15, 2004 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 02, 2004 | 2:22pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 02, 2004 | 5:45pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 06, 2005 | 12:06am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2005 | 4:12am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2005 | 12:06pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2005 | 4:12pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 08, 2005 | 8:57pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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