Election 2016

News articles classified as Election 2016

Stanford Magazine —

Should we abolish the Electoral College?

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.

Election 2016

Stanford and visiting scholars offer insight and perspectives on Election 2016 and the future under a new president.

Stanford Law faculty weigh in on law of democracy

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.