Research on the Presidential Selection System

The following is a sample of research on the Presidential selection system, its history, and how we can improve it. Scholars, statisticians, journalists and concerned citizens have contributed to these works.

 

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THe Electoral College Distorts our Political Process

Andrew Hall, a professor at Stanford University, shows that the Presidential selection system distorts the political process in the United States.


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The History of the Electoral College and how states distribute Electors

An in-depth look at how the Presidential selection system evolved, the motivations that formed it, and its negative impact on the United States. 


Public Commentary


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Tyranny of the minority

How the American political system allows a minority of citizens to wield control over the majority, and what we can do to change politics for the better.


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The Troubling Reason the Electoral College Exists

TIME Magazine looks at the origins of the Electoral College and discusses the real motivation for its existence: the preservation of slavery.


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How to make the Electoral College Work for Everyone

Washington Monthly Magazine discusses how America can improve the Presidential selection system.


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Is the electoral college doomed?

Politico Magazine describes current efforts to pass the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact


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The presidential selection system is a national security threat

The Hon. Matthew Olsen and Ben Haas show how the current system leaves our elections vulnerable to tampering that can swing an outcome


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presidential selection system Security Vulnerability

Business Insider reports on how the 'unique' nature of the U.S. voting system could help Russia tip the scales in a future election.