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When no majority rules : the electoral college and presidential succession

Author: Michael J Glennon
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, Inc., [1992]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examining the electoral college system and the dangers inherent within it, Glennon proposes reforms to the procedure for selecting members of the electoral college and to the procedure within the House of Representatives which selects a president if the electoral college is logjammed.
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Glennon, Michael J., 1947-
When no majority rules.
Washington, D.C. : Congressional Quarterly, ©1992
(OCoLC)608204736
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael J Glennon
ISBN: 0871878755 9780871878755
OCLC Number: 27068275
Description: ix, 162 pages : illustration ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. The electoral college : an institution for all times? --
Chapter 2. Origins of the electoral college : Intent of the framers ; Evolution of the electoral college ; Historical precedents : an overview --
Chapter 3. The electoral college today : Presidential election procedure ; Electors ; Procedure in the electoral college ; Points of potential controversy in the electoral college ; Conclusion --
Chapter 4. Roles of the House of Representatives and the Senate in the electoral process : Role of the House of Representatives ; Role of the Senate --
Chapter 5. Role of the courts in the electoral process : Political question doctrine ; Doctrine of standing ; Doctrine of ripeness ; Conclusion --
Chapter 6. The legitimacy of the electoral process in the eyes of the American public : Nonproportional representation ; Proportional representation ; Conclusion --
Appendix : A. Constitution of the United States ; B.Provisions of the U.S. Code ; C. Supreme Court cases ; D. Rules of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Responsibility: Michael J. Glennon.

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Examining the electoral college system and the dangers inherent within it, Glennon proposes reforms to the procedure for selecting members of the electoral college and to the procedure within the House of Representatives which selects a president if the electoral college is logjammed.

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