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Jeff Jacoby

The brilliance of the Electoral College

By Jeff Jacoby
Globe Columnist / July 16, 2008

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OVER THE LAST two centuries, constitutional amendments to abolish or alter the Electoral College have been proposed in Congress more than 700 times . None has ever come close to being adopted - an indication, perhaps, of the existing system's enduring value. The most recent such proposal , introduced by US Senator Bill Nelson of Florida, would eliminate the Electoral ... (Full article: 775 words)

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