“How John Kasich Could End Up Picking the Next President; A bizarre, tangled, 130-year-old law could leave the 2016 election up to the Ohio governor—unless Congress acts now

Ned Foley for Politico: In this situation, the Supreme Court could step in to resolve the dispute. But the odds of that happening have probably decreased due to the vociferous criticism of the Bush v. Gore decision. Not to mention … Continue reading

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“Promoting Democracy While Preserving Federalism: The Electoral College, the National Popular Vote, and the Federal District Popular Vote Allocation Alternative”

Geoffrey Calderaro has posted this draft on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: The winner-take-all method of allocating Electoral College votes has led to a bifurcated nation in which presidential candidates actively campaign in highly contested “swing states” and virtually ignore … Continue reading

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