HW due Tuesday: Read 273-279 in Janda and take the reading quiz.
The Electoral College is probably the least understood aspect of the American political system and is often criticized for its archaic rules and numerous flaws. Today, you will be examining this process and trying to make sense of how it operates. Please answer these questions using the resources/links below, or others that you find on your own. Your goal is to become an expert on the Electoral College. We will also be evaluating whether or not to keep, modify, or eliminate the Electoral College.
US Archives on Electoral College
How The Electoral College Works
History Channel: Electoral College
US Constitution: Electoral College