TITLE

A hope in one hand . . . only

AUTHOR(S)
Tatum, Wilbert A.
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;7/22/2004, Vol. 95 Issue 30, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author presents his views on the present system of electioneering and suggests that there should be a better way to choose the people who are going to run for the highest office in the U.S. He states that for two years now, a campaign has been waged. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been raised, to spend on people who became candidates by their own choosing and by their own ability to bring significant money to the table. It is conceivable, even possible, for a candidate to win the popular vote of the country and lose the election because he or she receives less electoral votes than his or her opponent. That is probably very difficult to understand, but is nonetheless true.
ACCESSION #
13951240

 

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