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Article

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"A Constitutional Accident Waiting to Happen," 12 Const. Comm. 143 (1995)

Abstract

In the category, Most Mistaken Part of the Current Constitution, I nominate the electoral college. The ingenious scheme of presidential selection set up by Article II and refined by the Twelfth Amendment was a brilliant eighteenth century invention that makes no sense today. Our system of selecting Presidents is a constitutional accident waiting to happen.

Date of Authorship for this Version

1995

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