A signed pledge should be binding, unless you’re a Democrat elector in Washington and Colorado trying to manipulate the system to block the election of Donald Trump in 2016. On July 6, in a rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled states can enforce electoral pledges ignored by rogue political activists. This is a win not just for voters, but affirms the critical need for the electoral college itself. Note: the importance of the Electoral College to our democracy can be confusing, and the anti-electoral college National Popular Vote movement peddles a great deal of disinformation about its intent. For a precise and clear understanding of why we [...]
7/23: ACRU Policy Board Member Hans von Spakovsky explains how the electoral college helps smaller states during elections.
7/19: What is “undemocratic” is an agreement that means that even if every single voter in a state voted against a presidential candidate who won the national popular vote, the state would still have to give all its electoral votes to that candidate.
4/30: PragerU's video explains why the Left is attempting to abolish the Electoral College, and why Americans must fight to protect it.
10/17: We would no longer be a government “of the people”; instead, our government would be put in power by and accountable to the leaders and citizens of a few highly populated states.
10/17: ACRU Policy Board member and Professor of Economics Dr. Walter E. Williams explains why the left is on a mission to abolish the Electoral College.
1/17: Is it ignorance of or contempt for our Constitution that fuels the movement to abolish the Electoral College?
The Right Side of History: War on the Electoral College Shows That Progressives Don’t Care About Middle America
Hans Von Spakovsky explains to the Right Side of History Podcast why the Founders created our electoral system and how the 2016 election actually shows that it works.
Those who want to junk the Electoral College now claim that it's a "threat" to our national security.
Hillary Clinton tried to make news this week when she surprised reporters by saying she would not rule out a court challenge to President Donald Trump’s victory over her in the 2016 presidential election.