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Debating the Importance of the Electoral College

Harry Roth - May 18, 2020

Author Tara Ross and professor Bradley A. Smith are going head-to-head against New York Times Columnist Jamelle Bouie and professor Kate Shaw, in a debate on the “usefulness” of the Electoral College.

Author Tara Ross and professor Bradley A. Smith are going head-to-head against New York Times Columnist Jamelle Bouie and professor Kate Shaw, in a debate on the “usefulness” of the Electoral College. Tara and Bradley will argue in favor of the Electoral College by highlighting its function as a safeguard against mob rule and protector of minority rights.

The live-streamed debate is hosted in partnership with the Northwestern Pritzker School of Law as part of the Newton and Jo Minow Debate Series. It will be moderated by Emmy Award-winning journalist John Donovan.

You can register for the event here. We hope you’ll show your support for the Electoral College by tuning in on Wednesday, May 20th at 5 p.m. central. This is one debate you won’t want to miss!