Jack Rakove, professor of history and American studies and of political science, says yes, get rid of this archaic system. Michael McConnell, professor of law, says no, there are more important things to work on.
Center for International Security and Cooperation —
Stanford economist Matthew Gentzkow found that the partisan hostility in American political speech has soared in recent decades. He cites the rise of around-the-clock, partisan-leaning cable news shows as one reason.
Pamela Karlan and Nathaniel Persily discuss the important legal questions raised in this election year, such as redistricting, the Voting Rights Act, campaign communications post-Citizens United and how to improve the actual voting experience.