“The Contemporary Presidency: How the 2012 Presidential Election Has Strengthened the Movement for the National Popular Vote Plan”

Rob Richie and Andrea Levien have written this article for Presidential Studies Quarterly. Here is the abstract: The United States has reached an unprecedented level of inequality in presidential elections. In 2012, only 10 states drew the major party presidential … 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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“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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