The Electoral College and the Future of Presidential Elections

Mar 13, 2017 | 9:30am – 10:30am CT
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What is the Electoral College and what is its future in presidential elections? In this session, we'll review what the Electoral College it is, its history in elections, what happened in 2016 and the leading reform proposals. Panelists then will go deeper into the proposed National Popular Vote interstate compact, which has passed in 10 states and Washington, DC.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Government
Level: Beginner