The Faithless Elector: A Contracts Problem, 38 LA. L. REV. 31 (1977)
Our electoral college system for electing the President sometimes
generates the problem of the "faithless elector"-the elector who runs as
a member of a slate pledged to vote for a particular candidate, but who
casts his vote for somebody else.
Date of Authorship for this Version
Black, Charles L. Jr., "The Faithless Elector: A Contracts Problem" (1977). Faculty Scholarship Series. Paper 2624.