Current Electoral College Reform Efforts Among the States

ELECTORAL COLLEGE REFORM, Chapter 12, Gary Bugh, ed., Ashgate Publishing, 2010

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-57

Posted: 9 May 2011 Last revised: 22 Jun 2011

Date Written: May 6, 2011

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

Suggested Citation

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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1833577

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