Leave the College Alone

Johnson, Gerald W.
January 1961
New Republic;1/9/61, Vol. 144 Issue 2, p22
Focuses on the system of electoral colleges in the U.S. Discussion of the significance of electoral colleges; Overview of the functioning of the system of electoral colleges in the U.S.; Criticism of arguments against electoral colleges; Assertion regarding the domination of electoral college by geography; Appraisal of the representative nature of the system; Opinion regarding the defense of the electoral college.


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