Law, Rules, and Presidential Selection
SAMUEL ISSACHAROFF argues that the electoral college is a historic compromise that, despite its problematic origins, is not a significant departure from the weak majoritarianism in American constitutional politics. Indeed, the greatest distortion in American politics resulting from the electoral college arises from an excess of majoritarianism, the winner-take-all feature of awarding electoral votes in almost all states.
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