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Life Arts    H3'ed 8/5/20

How Has the Electoral College Survived for This Long?

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Electoral College Ratings for Election 2016
Electoral College Ratings for Election 2016
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Magisterial elections scholar Alexander Keyssar discusses the thorny issue of why such an undemocratic system as the Electoral College has lasted so long. It became controversial soon after its implementation. The short answer is that white supremacy gave birth to it and stands behind its persistent survival. Keyssar has just published a book on this subject, "Why Do We Still Have the Electoral College?" 

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Marta Steele is an author/editor/blogger who has been writing for since 2006. She is also author of the 2012 book "Grassroots, Geeks, Pros, and Pols: The Election Integrity Movement's Nonstop Battle to Win Back the People's Vote, (more...)

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