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The Case For Abolishing The Electoral College

Nov 18, 2020

On this edition of Your Call, Jesse Wegman discusses his latest book, Let The People Pick The President: The Case For Abolishing The Electoral College.

Wegman argues that the Electoral College discounts millions of voters and ultimately lets people in key “battleground” states decide the presidential election. Twice in the last five elections, the Electoral College has overridden the popular vote. Do you think it’s time to abolish the Electoral College?

Guest:

Jesse Wegman, editorial board member of the The New York Times and author of Let The People Pick The President: The Case For Abolishing The Electoral College

Web Resources: 

The New York Times, Josh Chafetz: Why We Should Abolish the Electoral College 

The New York Times, Jesse Wegman: Trump, in Attacking the Election, Is Attacking Democracy  

The New York Times, Jesse Wegman: The Electoral College Is a Confusing Mess 

The Washington Post, Editorial Board: Abolish the Electoral College