The Indispensable Electoral College: How the Founders' Plan Saves Our Country from Mob Rule

The Indispensable Electoral College: How the Founders' Plan Saves Our Country from Mob Rule

by Tara Ross

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621577072
Publisher: Regnery Publishing
Publication date: 10/30/2017
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 200,019
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

The list of Regnery authors reads like a "who's who" of conservative thought, action, and history.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

Introduction xv

Part 1 The Founders' Invention 1

1 A Republic, If You Can Keep It 3

2 What Actually Happens on Election Day? 19

3 Modern Benefits of an Old Institution 31

Part 2 Presidents Who Lost The Popular Vote 51

4 Popular Vote Losers: Legitimate Winners 53

5 1824 And 1876: Much Ado About Nothing 61

6 1888, 2000, and 2016: When States Outvote Individuals 71

Part 3 Who's In Charge Here? 87

7 The States vs. The RNC, The DNC, and the Feds 89

8 Faithless Electors: A Problem or a Voice for the States? 109

9 The House Contingent Election and the Small States 133

Conclusion 149

Appendix A 155

Appendix B 159

Appendix C 173

Appendix D 175

Appendix E 181

Notes 187

Index 273

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