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Current Electoral College Reform Efforts Among the States


Robert Bennett


Northwestern University Law School

May 6, 2011

ELECTORAL COLLEGE REFORM, Chapter 12, Gary Bugh, ed., Ashgate Publishing, 2010
Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-57

Abstract:     
The chapter discusses various recent reform efforts at the state level, with special emphasis on the National Popular Vote Movement and the move to get a uniform state law forbidding "faithless" electors. The discussion includes an exploration of the political tensions in particular faced by proponents of those two reform efforts.

Keywords: electoral college, national popular vote, faithless electors

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Date posted: May 9, 2011 ; Last revised: June 22, 2011

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Bennett, Robert, Current Electoral College Reform Efforts Among the States (May 6, 2011). ELECTORAL COLLEGE REFORM, Chapter 12, Gary Bugh, ed., Ashgate Publishing, 2010; Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-57. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1833577

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