Current Electoral College Reform Efforts Among the States
ELECTORAL COLLEGE REFORM, Chapter 12, Gary Bugh, ed., Ashgate Publishing, 2010
Posted: 9 May 2011 Last revised: 22 Jun 2011
Date Written: May 6, 2011
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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