TITLE

The Hidden Beauty of the System

AUTHOR(S)
Greenfield, Jeff
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);11/20/2000, Issue 46, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents the author's view on the Electoral College in the United States. Suggestion that the Electors should not be human beings; How the electors can change their votes; Problems of electing a president with a popular vote.
ACCESSION #
3787873

 

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