Electoral College

U.S. Government

Opinion: What’s the True Agenda Behind the Movement to Abolish the Electoral College?

One of Georgia’s 16 presidential electors cast her Electoral College vote for Joe Biden but says, if she had it her way, the United States would do away with the constitutional election process altogether—a radical and dangerous position.  “I support abolishing the Electoral College,” former Atlanta City Council President Cathy Woolard said during a recent interview. “I think all

National

Somber Senate unites to reject election challenges

A sober, shaken Senate returned to its hallowed chamber Wednesday night to slap away a frivolous election challenge, but its secondary purpose seemed to be to rise from the wreckage of a shocking day in which they were forced to flee the Capitol by a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump. The riot in

Politics

Missouri senator to contest Biden’s Electoral College win

Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Wednesday he will raise objections next week when Congress meets to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the election, forcing House and Senate votes that are likely to delay — but in no way alter — the final certification of Biden’s win. President Donald Trump has, without evidence, claimed there

Opinion

Opinion: Can the Electoral College Vote Really Be Contested?

While the Electoral College vote this month was seen by political observers as President Trump’s last long shot at challenging the election result, there is perhaps one more to come. Over the past several days, the flurry of activity from inside the While House hasn’t been the rustle of packing tape and bubble wrap but

Politics

Arizona Electoral College votes confirm Biden win

Arizona’s 11 Electoral College members cast their votes for Democrat Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris Monday, following state law that requires delegates from the party whose candidates received the most votes to back the winning candidate. The 11 electors chosen by the Democratic party were charged with representing Biden after he won the

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