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The Resource After the people vote : a guide to the Electoral College, edited by John C. Fortier ; [includes essays by Walter Berns ... et al.]

After the people vote : a guide to the Electoral College, edited by John C. Fortier ; [includes essays by Walter Berns ... et al.]

Label
After the people vote : a guide to the Electoral College
Title
After the people vote
Title remainder
a guide to the Electoral College
Statement of responsibility
edited by John C. Fortier ; [includes essays by Walter Berns ... et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
324.6/3
Index
no index present
LC call number
JK529
LC item number
.A68 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
After the people vote : a guide to the Electoral College, edited by John C. Fortier ; [includes essays by Walter Berns ... et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-100)
Contents
Timeline for the elections of 2004 and 2008 -- pt. I. How the Electoral College works. 1. How are electors appointed? -- 2. For whom do electors vote? -- 3. How are the electoral votes counted? -- 4. What if no one has a majority? -- 5. What if no one has been chosen by Inauguration Day? -- 6. What if a major party candidate dies or resigns? -- pt. II. The history of disputed elections. 7. Three disputed elections : 1800, 1824, 1876 / Norman J. Ornstein -- 8. The 2000 election / John C. Fortier -- pt. III. Arguments for and against the Electoral College. 9. Let's hear it for the Electoral College / Walter Berns -- 10. Why old and new arguments for the Electoral College are not compelling / Akhil Reed Amar and Vikram David Amar -- 11. Excerpts from "The Electoral College and the American idea of democracy" / Martin Diamond -- Appendixes: A. Provisions in the Constitution for presidential selection ; B. Statutory provisions for presidential selection ; C. Nomination and binding of presidential electors ; D. 1825 precedents ; E. Party rules ; F. Allocation of electoral votes among the states for 2004 and 2008 ; G. Faithless electors ; H. Electoral College and popular vote outcomes of all elections
Control code
ocm55138722
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Paperback ; 3rd ed.
Extent
xv, 103 p.
Isbn
9780844742021
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004011201
System control number
(Sirsi) o55138722
Label
After the people vote : a guide to the Electoral College, edited by John C. Fortier ; [includes essays by Walter Berns ... et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-100)
Contents
Timeline for the elections of 2004 and 2008 -- pt. I. How the Electoral College works. 1. How are electors appointed? -- 2. For whom do electors vote? -- 3. How are the electoral votes counted? -- 4. What if no one has a majority? -- 5. What if no one has been chosen by Inauguration Day? -- 6. What if a major party candidate dies or resigns? -- pt. II. The history of disputed elections. 7. Three disputed elections : 1800, 1824, 1876 / Norman J. Ornstein -- 8. The 2000 election / John C. Fortier -- pt. III. Arguments for and against the Electoral College. 9. Let's hear it for the Electoral College / Walter Berns -- 10. Why old and new arguments for the Electoral College are not compelling / Akhil Reed Amar and Vikram David Amar -- 11. Excerpts from "The Electoral College and the American idea of democracy" / Martin Diamond -- Appendixes: A. Provisions in the Constitution for presidential selection ; B. Statutory provisions for presidential selection ; C. Nomination and binding of presidential electors ; D. 1825 precedents ; E. Party rules ; F. Allocation of electoral votes among the states for 2004 and 2008 ; G. Faithless electors ; H. Electoral College and popular vote outcomes of all elections
Control code
ocm55138722
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Paperback ; 3rd ed.
Extent
xv, 103 p.
Isbn
9780844742021
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004011201
System control number
(Sirsi) o55138722

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