To Steal the Election

June 1944
New Republic;6/12/44, Vol. 110 Issue 24, p779
Condemns ways in which a loophole in the U.S. Constitution regarding election of the President is likely to be misused by politicians in the states of Texas and South Carolina to win elections. Arrangement under which the people vote for members of an electoral college who then meet and choose the President and Vice President, not intended that Presidents should actually be elected by popular vote; Ways in which the coalition opposing the re-election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt in these states intends to make use of this clause in order to ensure his defeat.


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