Will Connecticut vote to effectively eliminate the Electoral College?

Connecticut’s GAE Committee held a hearing on anti-Electoral College legislation earlier today. I testified before the committee and also submitted handwritten testimony, which I have reprinted below. If you are from Connecticut, I encourage you to learn more about this dangerous legislation before it is too late!  The Electoral College was designed to protect small states […]

Washington Examiner: Truth catches up with the effort to abolish the Electoral College

By Tara Ross* This article originally appeared in the Washington Examiner on October 19, 2017. Liberal academics and politicians have blasted the Electoral College with moaning, groaning, and gnashing of teeth. Over and over again, they attempt to rewrite the history of America’s unique presidential election process, claiming that it’s nothing but a relic of […]

Was the Electoral College created only because of slavery?

Does the Electoral College have racist roots? Was it created only because of slavery?  To listen to some media commentators in recent weeks, you would think so. But nothing could be further from the truth. Let’s start by acknowledging an obvious fact: Yes, some of our Founders owned slaves. Compromises were made in our early […]