Heritage Explains: The Left's Assault On the Electoral College

COMMENTARY Election Integrity

Heritage Explains: The Left's Assault On the Electoral College

Apr 18th, 2019 1 min read
COMMENTARY BY
Tim Doescher

Associate Director, Coalition Relations

Tim is the Associate Director of Coalition Relations.
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Several leading voices on the left have joined together to call for the abolishment of the Electoral College, and replace it with a national popular vote.

This week, on the "Heritage Explains" podcast, John York, a policy analyst in Heritage's B. Kenneth Simon Center for Principles and Politics, debunks their arguments, and explains why the Electoral College is still the best system for electing our Presidents.



Show Notes:

https://www.heritage.org/the-constitution/commentary/no-sen-warren-presidential-candidates-wouldnt-campaign-mississippi-if

https://www.heritage.org/election-integrity/report/destroying-the-electoral-college-the-anti-federalist-national-popular