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Virtual Debate: Abolish or Keep the Electoral College

July 25 @ 8:00 pm 9:00 pm

The Braver Angels sponsor this debate with their usual guarantee:   “… structured conversation in which a group of people think together, listen carefully to one another, and allow themselves to be touched and perhaps changed by each other’s ideas. “

The national League of Women Voters is committed to attaining the popular vote.  So too the majority of the state legislatures in 16 states.   A small number of states — the so-called battleground states and shown in darker green on the map below — decide the presidency. An alternative twist — the Compact — would count all electors for the winner of the nationwide popular vote.  Our Founding Fathers were suspicious of the common voter and the Electoral College was intended to overrule the majority when needed.  You may submit questions.  Read more>>>

The What and Why of the Electoral College | MyLO

Virtual Debate: Abolish or Keep the Electoral College