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Hamilton on the Electoral College

Alexander Hamilton on the Electoral College: "if the manner of it be not perfect, it is at least excellent."

Trent England
March 14, 2019

Video: Celebrate diversity, defend the Electoral College

Every four years, the Electoral College pushes campaigns and political parties to "expand the map," to reach out and build a broader coalition. This is good for both our diversity and our unity as a nation.

Trent England
March 14, 2019

Video: The Electoral College helps limit government power

The constitutional, state-by-state presidential election process keeps elections decentralized. That means Presidents have less power over presidential elections, and also less credibility to claim they personify the popular will.

Trent England
March 14, 2019

Video: The Electoral College is checks & balances in action

The Constitution is full of checks and balances, each designed to protect liberty and stability in our political system. The Electoral College is a part of this structure, as Trent England explains.

Trent England
March 14, 2019

Complaints about Electoral College apply to Congress

Three of the most common complaints about the presidential election process also apply to Congress.

Trent England
March 13, 2019
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