Electoral College

Faria: The Electoral College in the U.S. Constitutional Republic

Journal/Website: 
GOPUSA.com
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

This summer at least three editorials have appeared in my local, Georgia newspaper, the Macon Telegraph, about how the Electoral College process works and explaining why our Founding Fathers created that system for presidential elections. They were not always accurate. One writer, for example, wrote, "The framers... felt the common, everyday, average, eligible voter was not intelligent, well-versed, well-read and knowledgeable enough to vote for the most qualified and best candidate.”

The Electoral College in the U.S. Constitutional Republic

Douglas Harden wrote an informative column (Macon Telegrapgh, Aug. 14) about how the Electoral College process works and explained why our Founding Fathers created that system for presidential elections.

However, I beg to differ with his assertion, “The framers... felt the common, everyday, average, eligible voter was not intelligent, well-versed, well-read and knowledgeable enough to vote for the most qualified and best candidate.”

The Electoral College and the U.S. Presidential Elections Revisited

Journal/Website: 
NewsMax.con
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Monday, November 8, 2004
Source: 
http://archive.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2004/11/7/160012.shtml

The Founding Fathers in their wisdom established a Constitutional Republic with a federal system in which each and every state, large and small, has a major stake in the election of the chief executives, the President and Vice President, of the United States of America.

The Electoral College: Even More Important Now, Not Less

Journal/Website: 
NewsMax.com
Article Type: 
Article
Published Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2000
Source: 
http://archive.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2000/11/13/123348.shtml

Senator-elect Hillary Rodham Clinton was correct when she said in Albany, New York, "I hope no one is ever in doubt again about whether their vote counts." Indeed, citizens should make their votes count, but they also have a responsibility to become informed and vigilant in exercising that civic duty.

The Downfall of the Republic?

Journal/Website: 
NewsMax.com
Article Type: 
Commentary
Published Date: 
Friday, November 10, 2000
Source: 
http://archive.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2000/11/10/105039.shtml

As dramatic events unfold in Florida (i.e., tainted by mismarked ballots in Palm Beach County, miscounted votes, bureaucratic snafus, etc.) the Democrats are exploiting these "irregularities" to the core. Never mind that voter fraud by the Democrats has been widespread in South Florida for years, and Janet Reno has known about it.



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