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 [...]
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?
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.
Is Donald Trump the “legitimate” president? Absolutely.
But the Electoral College, a hedge against mob rule, is not the problem.