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Essays

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  • "The Electoral College Saved the Election"

    DeMuth Christopher

    January 8, 2021

    The Wall Street Journal

  • "Kay J. Christofferson and Trent England: The Electoral College balances state, federal power"

    Christofferson J. Kay, England Trent

    January 7, 2021

    The Salt Lake Tribune

  • "Sean Parnell: 2024 would be much, much worse under national popular vote"

    Parnell Sean

    December 26, 2020

    Broad + Liberty

  • "Sean Parnell column: Democracy is not just 'one person, one vote'"

    Parnell Sean

    December 22, 2020

    Richmond Times-Dispatch

  • "Will Virginia Reject American Federalism?"

    Maibach C. Michael

    December 8, 2020

    Jefferson Policy Journal

  • "Opinion: Electoral College continues to serve the national interest"

    Maibach C. Michael, Garry M. Patrick

    December 2, 2020

    The Virginian-Pilot

  • "Why The Electoral College Is Still Good For The United States"

    Bruneau P. Richard

    November 19, 2020

    The Federalist

  • "What’s Wrong With Winner-Take-All?"

    Parnell Sean

    November 12, 2020

    InsideSources

  • "The Electoral College Didn’t Protect Slavery"

    Parnell Sean

    October 23, 2020

    The Daily Signal

  • "Our Not-So-Unique Electoral College"

    Parnell Sean

    October 20, 2020

    CNS News

  • "SCOTUS Packing, Election Engineering Emerge as the Democrat's Top Strategy"

    England Trent

    October 9, 2020

    Townhall

  • "The Electoral College Is Not the Outlier Its Critics Insist It Is"

    Cooke W. C. Charles

    September 9, 2020

    National Review

  • "New Documentary on Electoral College Features Heritage Foundation Experts"

    Staff Writer

    September 7, 2020

    The Heritage Foundation

  • "Parnell: Virginia's electors should represent Virginia"

    Parnell Sean

    September 4, 2020

    The Roanoke Times

  • "Electoral College Means Both Safe & Swing States Are Crucial"

    England Trent

    September 3, 2020

    Real Clear Politics

  • "Documentary defends Electoral College from escalating popular-vote movement"

    Richardson Valerie

    September 1, 2020

    The Washington Times

  • "Harvard Professor Twists History In Failed Hit Job On The Electoral College"

    England Trent

    August 31, 2020

    The Federalist

  • "Beware of The National Popular Vote Bill In Richmond"

    Maibach C. Michael, Hendrickson John

    August 31, 2020

    The Roanoke Star

  • "Counterpoint: The Electoral College Ensures That Every Voice Is Heard"

    Ross Tara

    August 17, 2020

    InsideSources

  • "Voting compact would serve Virginians badly"

    Parnell Sean

    August 9, 2020

    The Daily Progress

  • "Breaking Faith With the Electoral College"

    England Trent

    July 30, 2020

    Newsweek

  • "Electoral College protects North Carolina’s voice"

    Jackson Andy, England Trent

    July 22, 2020

    The Fayetteville Observer

  • "To bind or not to bind? The Supreme Court's 'faithless elector' decision"

    Ross Tara

    July 15, 2020

    The Hill

  • "The Electoral College protects Colorado’s voice, NPV undermines it"

    England, Trent

    July 7, 2020

    Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

  • "National popular vote would not diminish politics in presidential decisions"

    Parnell Sean

    May 22, 2020

    The Hill

  • "The National Popular Vote: A Threat to Electoral Stability"

    Wallison J. Peter

    April 27th, 2020

    Law & Liberty

  • “The Man Who Saved the Electoral College”
    DeMuth Christopher
    Winter 2020
    National Affairs

  • "Anti-Electoral College activists hope for chaos"

    Ross Tara

    February 11, 2020

    The Hill

  • “Like it or not, faithless electors have a right to be unfaithful”
    Will F. George
    December 4, 2019
    The Washington Post

  • "The Electoral College Matters"

    2019

    TEF Iowa

  • “Will Virginia’s Presidential Vote be Cast by New York and California?”
    Haner D. Stephen
    November 18, 2019
    Jefferson Policy Journal

  • “Did Founder James Wilson Oppose Electoral College, Favor ‘National Popular Vote?’”
    Natelson Rob
    October 10, 2019
    The Epoch Times

  • “The Electoral College–Does It Matter”
    Gregg Gary L.
    September 26, 2019
    The Epoch Times

  • "Electoral College Encourages Candidates to Get to Know All Kinds of Americans"

    York W.John

    September 20, 2019

    Heritage Foundation

  • “The Electoral College–After the People Vote”
    Gregg L. Gary
    September 18, 2019
    The Epoch Times

  • “Why the Electoral College Should Be Preserved”
    Walner James
    September 17, 2019
    The Ripon Forum

  • “How the Electoral College Vote Works Today”
    Gregg L. Gary
    September 11, 2019
    The Epoch Times

  • “The Evolution of the Electoral College”
    Gregg L. Gary
    August 28, 2019
    The Epoch Times

  • “The Origins of the Electoral College”
    Gregg Gary L.
    August 21, 2019
    The Epoch Times

  • “Maine and Nevada Show Why the Electoral College Helps Small States, Not Red States”
    Spakovsky von Hans
    July 19, 2019
    The Daily Signal

  • “The Plot to Undermine the Electoral College”
    Drake Ian J.
    July 18, 2019
    Law & Liberty

  • “Presidential Popular Vote Compact Would Lead to Chaos”
    Parnell Sean
    July 13, 2019
    The Hill

  • “The Electoral College isn't meant to assist either party's politicians”

    Ross Tara

    June 25, 2019

    The Hill

  • "A Defense of the Electoral College"

    2019

    TEF Iowa

  • “The Danger of the Attacks on the Electoral College”
    England Trent
    June, 2019
    Imprimis, Hillsdale College

  • “Hillary Deserved to Lose, the Electoral College Deserves to Stay”
    England Trent
    May 16, 2019
    Oklahoma Center of Public Affairs

  • “How the Electoral College Squelches Faction”
    Ross Jason
    April 17, 2019
    American Greatness

  • “The Electoral College Debate”
    Williams E Walter
    October 17, 2018
    Townhall

  • “In Defense of the Electoral College”
    Guelzo, Allen and Hulme, James
    November 20, 2016
    The Associated Press

  • “In Defense of the Electoral College”
    Guelzo Allen, Hulme James
    November 20, 2016
    The Associated Press

  • “An Alternative to the Electoral College Vote”
    Drake J. Ian
    November 20, 2016
    Oxford University Press OUPblog

  • “In Praise of the Electoral College”
    Maibach C. Michael
    July 31, 2016
    The Globalist

  • “In Praise of the Electoral College”
    Maibach C. Michael
    February 17, 2016
    Town Square Delaware

  • “In Praise of Electoral College”
    Maibach C. Michael
    September 12, 2015
    Caesar Rodney Institute

  • "Michael Maibach on the Electoral College"

    Maibach C. Michael

    December 2012

    Louisiana State University

  • “Destroying the Electoral College: The Anti-Federalist National Popular Vote Scheme”
    Spakovsky Von Hans
    October 27, 2011
    Heritage Foundation

  • “Popular Presidential Vote Subverts Constitution”
    Ryder, John
    June 2, 2011
    Washington Times

  • “In Praise of the Electoral College”
    Maibach C. Michael
    October 23, 2008
    Alexandria Times

  • “Is the Electoral College Passé?”
    Schramm Peter
    November 2004
    Ashbrook Center, Ashland University

  • “As the Electoral College Goes, So Goes the Constitution”
    Uhlmann, Michael
    Winter 2001
    Claremont Review of Books

  • “Yes, We Do Need the Electoral College”
    Maibach C. Michael
    December 16, 1984
    Peninsula Times Tribune

  • “The Electoral College: In Defense of An Imperfect College”
    Maibach C. Michael
    May 1, 1977
    Ripon Forum

  • “A Defense of the Electoral College”
    Maibach, Michael C.
    December 19, 1976
    Peoria Star Journal

  • “A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Come”
    Kristol Irving, Weaver Paul
    November 23, 1969
    The New York Times