Civil War Era Studies
On the day the Electoral College met and elected Donald J. Trump the 45th president of the United States, the New York Times editorial board published a scathing attack on the Electoral College as an "antiquated mechanism" which "overwhelming majorities" of Americans would prefer to eliminate in favor of a direct national popular vote. [excerpt]
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Guelzo, Allen C. "Commentary: Challenging Three Electoral College Indictments." Philly.com (January 6, 2017).
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