Are Pennsylvania Republicans Manipulating the Electoral College?

Some Pennsylvania Republicans are hoping to change the way that the state allocates its presidential electors. Rather than a winner-take-all system of elector allocation, they would prefer to award electors by congressional district. This system would have given Mitt Romney 13 electoral votes from Pennsylvania. Barack Obama would have received only 7. (Obama received 20 with […]

Did the Electoral College fail America last night?

Last night, Donald Trump tweeted that the “electoral college is a disaster for a democracy.”  His concerns were echoed by others who watched as Mitt Romney temporarily led in the popular vote, despite a looming electoral defeat.  A Rasmussen poll shows lack of support for the institution in the wake of yesterday’s election. On a personal note, […]