What the U.S. election would look like
without the Electoral College.
|From @ramireztoons - michaelpramirez.com|
GREAT REFERENCE GUIDE AND RELATED LINKS BELOW, on how the Electoral College works and why it is still needed in a great, diverse country such as ours : "We Elect a President"
-- by Tara Ross
Visit this link to read all about it: http://www.taraross.com/books/we-elect-a-president/
Publisher’s Description: America’s unique presidential election system is often misunderstood-and perhaps especially hard to explain to our children. “We Elect a President: The Story of Our Electoral College” will help you and your family discover more about the Electoral College and its remarkable history. Why was it created in the first place? Does it still work today? Written in straightforward language and complemented with playful illustrations, “We Elect a President” explains how the Electoral College works and why it is still needed in a great, diverse country such as our own: As the Founders intended, the system continues to protect our republic and promote our liberty. “We Elect a President” is written by Electoral College expert Tara Ross and illustrated by Kate E. Cooper. It presents a fun, yet educational way to learn more about America’s too-often misunderstood presidential election system.
ANOTHER GOOD READ: Why the 2016 Election Proves America Needs the Electoral College. By Jarrett Stephan, an editor for The Daily Signal. @JarrettStepman