Essays

The Electoral College By Dawn’s Early Light
Claremont Review of Books
DeMuth, Christopher
Winter 2020-2021

Scrap the Electoral College? Open a Legal Pandora’s Box.
Jefferson Journal, Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy
Haner, Stephen
January 13, 2021

The Electoral College Saved the Election (PDF)
Wall Street Journal
DeMuth, Christopher
January 8, 2021

Today, the Electoral College picks a U.S. president and shows us why we need it
NJ.com
Drake, Ian
December 14, 2020

In Defense of the Electoral College
First Things
England, Trent
December 13, 2020

The Electoral College continues to serve the national interest
Virginian-Pilot
Maibach, Michael and Dr. Patrick Garry
December 2, 2020

Will Virginia Reject American Federalism?
Jefferson Policy Journal
Maibach, Michael
December 2020

Why The Electoral College Is Still Good For The United States
The Federalist
Bruneau, Richard
November 19, 2020

Beware of The National Popular Vote Bill In Richmond (PDF)
The Roanoke Star
Maibach, Michael and John Hendrickson
August 31, 2020

Editorial: Preserve the Electoral College” (PDF)
Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star
March 5, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

“In Defense of the Electoral College”
National Endowment for the Humanities
Maibach, Michael C.
November 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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