Entries from May, 2012
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- Posted: May 4, 2012
- Author(s): Chris Beaulieu
- Categories: Home, Presidential Elections, National Popular Vote
Both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are zeroing in on the swing states where either candidate could come out on top in the November elections. However, the unusual amount of attention given to certain states while others are essentially left by the wayside illustrates the problems with the Electoral College system.
- Posted: May 7, 2012
- Author(s): The Non-Majority Rule Desk, Lindsey Needham
- Categories: Instant Runoff Voting/Ranked Choice Voting, Home, FairVote
Over the last two years, a staggering 28% of gubernatorial races were awarded to candidates who failed to win 50% of the vote. With so many state executives in power without the expressed consent of the majority, we have to question whether our system successfully functions to deliver the will of the people.