Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2019

232 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190939427

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Representation and the Electoral College

Robert M. Alexander

  • Presents never-before-published surveys of presidential electors from the 2016 election
  • Includes an in-depth analysis of the 2016 election in the context of the Electoral College
  • Collects the most robust treatment of the Electoral College in over a decade
  • Proposes the thesis that it should be acknowledged that the "original Electoral College" diverges from the "evolved Electoral College"
  • provides a more objective account of the Electoral College, nesting its analysis in the context of how it performs relative to norms of representation
  • His research was cited during oral arguments before the US Supreme Court in Electoral College cases

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