“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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“California and the Limits of Independent Redistricting Commissions with Winner-Take-All”

FairVote: Three months after the 2012 election, independent redistricting continues to gain attention as a panacea for American congressional elections. Making the case from the quantitative flank is Sam Wang, professor of neuroscience at Princeton and founder of the Princeton … Continue reading

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