electoral college

The Party Line
4:53 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

Electoral College Goes To Work

Michael Bitzer

We had a brutal presidential election that most Americans believe ended late on the evening of November 6th.  But did it really?

A little known gathering of individuals across the country will take place this month, on the Monday following the second Wednesday in December. This group, known as the electors, will cast their votes for the president and vice president of the United States.

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Charlotte Talks
5:00 am
Fri October 12, 2012

Electoral Dysfunction

ElectoralDysfuntion.org

Soon millions of Americans will go to the polls to vote for a new president.  The journey to a polling booth in our country is complex. In fact, America shares a distinction with only a handful of nations like Iran and Lybia in that our constitution does not explicitly include the right to vote. And that's just one of the astonishing facts in Victoria Bassetti’'s new book, Electoral Dysfunction. You'll learn how our country has 13,000 different voting districts, each with it’s own policies and we rank near the bottom in number of registered voters.

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