Tag: electoral college

Dear Editor: My thanks to Charles Landis of Onancock for his response in the Dec. 25 issue of the ES Post on the subject of the Electoral College (EC). I would only point out that the sole purpose of the EC is to select the best persons for the offices...
Dear Editor: This responds to the op-ed of Brian Bloedel, Eastern Shore Post. Dec. 18, 2020, “Electoral College is Broken.” Word count policy of ES Post does not permit full response to Mr. Bloedel’s misunderstanding of founders intent, the Constitution, and the Electoral College. However, with penchant for pithiness, I suggest...
Dear Editor: In light of the results of the presidential elections of 2016 and 2020 there has come a call in the national media to abandon the Electoral College as confused and  outdated, while adopting presidential election by direct popular vote. This idea was seriously considered by the Philadelphia Convention...