Enlightened Democracy - Faculty Book Podcast

Faculty Division Podcast 11-19-12 featuring Tara Ross and Derek Muller

November 19, 2012

Tara Ross, Derek Muller

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Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College - Faculty Division Podcast - MP3
Running Time: 00:22:55 

Derek MullerTara RossWith the 2012 presidential election now behind us, the unique American presidential election system is fresh in the mind of the public.  Some dismiss the Electoral College as outdated, arguing that the system should be replaced by direct popular vote.  

Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College author Tara Ross provides an overview of the history of the Electoral College from the Founding Era to the present, defending the College as an institution and explaining how it protects our republic and promotes liberty.  This second edition includes a section discussing the National Popular Vote legislative effort.

Derek Muller, Associate Professor at Pepperdine University School of Law, interviews Ms. Ross about her book.

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Colonial Press L.P. - 2nd Edition - September 3, 2012 (publisher web page)