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Call # KF4886 .B45 2012
Author Belenky, Alexander S
Title Understanding the fundamentals of the U.S. presidential election system / Alexander S. Belenky
Imprint Heidelberg ; New York : Springer, c2012
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Descript. xviii, 426 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Election law -- United States
Presidents -- United States -- Election
Contents The constitutional origins of the election system -- Should the underlying concepts of the 1787 Great Compromise be honored? -- Stubborn numbers : how much of a say does the nation have in presidential elections? -- What if? Constitutional puzzles, weird outcomes, and possible stalemates in presidential elections -- "Winner-take-all" : is it as bad as they paint it to be? -- Can the National Popular Vote plan succeed? -- When every voter gains and no state loses : can the "one person, one vote" and the "one state, one vote" principles coexist? -- How existing election rules may affect the structure of election campaigns
Alt Title Understanding the fundamentals of the United States presidential election system
OCLC # 756595691