By Robert M. Alexander
"Robert Alexander convincingly argues that presidential electors--long thought of by means of many as inconsequential, if now not benign--are a significant hazard to the health and wellbeing of our consultant democracy. in a single of the 1st systematic reports of its variety, Alexander offers a thought of elector habit that explains why electors will proceed to plague the process until we institute reform. This publication is critical for a deeper realizing of the presidential electoral process." - Gary E. Bugh, Texas A&M collage "Presidential Electors and the Electoral university is a watch opener. Robert Alexander's exhaustive study has published a few impressive effects in regards to the arcane and, as a few continue, undemocratic Electoral collage. the truth that many electors are lobbied to alter their votes after the presidential election should still function a caution that the Electoral university is a catastrophe ready to happen--again." - Michael A. Genovese, Loyola Marymount college "Robert Alexander's Presidential Electors and the Electoral collage is a beneficial and much-needed exam of a long-neglected constitutional problem. His analytical learn is a significant contribution to our figuring out of the Electoral collage and its problems." - Thomas Cronin, Colorado university "Dr. Alexander has introduced this vitally important background to lifestyles in a fashion which can aid we all glance extra rigorously into the longer term. With plenty of present public debate concerning the way forward for the Electoral collage, this e-book offers a entire and much-needed exam of 1 of the demanding situations that we've got confronted because the founding of our nation." - Mark Ritchie, Minnesota Secretary of State
Read Online or Download Presidential Electors and the Electoral College: An Examination of Lobbying, Wavering Electors, and Campaigns for Faithless Votes - Student Edition PDF
Best political parties books
This publication makes an attempt to account for the resurgence of important political pursuits of the unconventional correct in France because the institution of democracy within the kingdom on the finish of the 19th century. Taking to job old remedies of the unconventional correct for his or her failure to specify the stipulations and dynamics attending its emergence, and faulting the ancient myopia of up to date electoral and party-centric money owed of front nationwide, it attempts to provide an explanation for the novel Right's carrying on with attraction through touching on the socio-structural results of the techniques of industrialization and democratization in France to the endurance of economically and politically intolerant teams inside French society.
A century in the past, nationwide political events' nominating conventions for U. S. presidential applicants usually resembled wide-open brawls, choked with front-stage conflicts and back-room offers. this present day, leagues of advisors accurately plan and thoroughly script those occasions even supposing their results are mostly preordained.
El último fenómeno electoral de l. a. llamada «nueva política» es de colour naranja y se llama Ciudadanos. Las elecciones generales de 2015 se presentan como las más competidas de l. a. historia de los angeles democracia y l. a. formación de Albert Rivera se perfila, con Podemos, como uno de los partidos clave en el diseño del escenario político postelectoral.
Turkey, formally a mundane country, voted in an Islamist social gathering in 2002, 2007 and 2011. How some distance does this replicate the fashion which has visible the increase of political Islam around the center East? Does this point out a growing to be tendency towards Islamisation among the Turkish inhabitants? If now not, what are the underlying purposes at the back of the electoral triumphs of the Islamist Justice and improvement occasion (the AKP)?
- Richard Nixon and the Quest for a New Majority
- Comunisti e riformisti: Togliatti e la via italiana al socialismo (Serie bianca) (Italian Edition)
- Nonpartisan Primary Election Reform: Mitigating Mischief
- After the Deluge: New Perspectives on the Intellectual and Cultural History of Postwar France (After the Empire: The Francophone World and Postcolonial France)
- Hitler and the Rise of the Nazi Party (Seminar Studies)
- African American Legislators in the American States (Power, Conflict, and Democracy: American Politics Into the 21st Century)
Extra resources for Presidential Electors and the Electoral College: An Examination of Lobbying, Wavering Electors, and Campaigns for Faithless Votes - Student Edition