Eliminate electoral college

That system worked well until the two-party system briefly died with the Federalist Party. They do not matter because they have any special civic characteristics. Representative Green then again introduced the legislation on January 7, as H.

Section 3 of the 20th Amendment states that the Vice President elect will become President if the President elect dies or becomes incapacitated.

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And the pact would be highly vulnerable to legal challenges, they say. They are simply party loyalists who do not deliberate about anything more than where to eat lunch.

Eliminate electoral college

The District of Columbia and 48 states have a winner-takes-all rule for the Electoral College. And it confines vote-counting disputes to just one, or maybe a few, states.

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The current system is weighted too heavily in favor of celebrity appeal, demagogic displays and appeals to narrow special interests. What is the difference between the winner-takes-all rule and proportional voting, and which states follow which rule?

If no candidate receives a majority of Electoral votes, the House of Representatives elects the President from the 3 Presidential candidates who received the most Electoral votes. Even James Madison wanted direct elections of the president.

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Electoral College abolition amendment