Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America / Edition 2

Why the Electoral College Is Bad for America / Edition 2

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by George C. Edwards III
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300166494

ISBN-13: 9780300166491

Pub. Date: 09/13/2011

Publisher: Yale University Press

Thoroughly revised and updated, with an extensive analysis of the 2008 election, this book remains the best analysis of the Electoral College for both students and general readers.

“The best book available on the electoral college. Edwards provides both an excellent review of the workings of the electoral college and an incisive analysis of the failings of

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Thoroughly revised and updated, with an extensive analysis of the 2008 election, this book remains the best analysis of the Electoral College for both students and general readers.

“The best book available on the electoral college. Edwards provides both an excellent review of the workings of the electoral college and an incisive analysis of the failings of the institution.”—Marty Wattenberg, University of California, Irvine

"A wonderfully accessible discussion of every aspect of the system by which presidents are elected in the United States. . . . Edwards's book will be of interest to scholars and instructors focusing on the presidency (both currently and historically), as well as campaigns and elections."—David A. Dulio, Historian

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300166491
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/13/2011
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
626,731
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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Why the Electoral College is Bad for America 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
PatrickDallas More than 1 year ago
Edwards shows positively why the arguments for continuing the Electoral College don't hold up and how we would be better off as a nation if we instituted a popular vote for president. His arguments are completely compelling. Our presidential election status quo is seriously flawed.