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Law’s Erik M. Jensen gives his take on benefits of the Electoral College

Erik M. Jensen, the Coleman P. Burke Professor Emeritus of Law, penned an op-ed for The Plain Dealer, in which he explained the benefits of the Electoral College.

In his article, titled “Is the Electoral College Exhibit A for ‘rigged elections’ – or a way to avoid Bush-Gore on steroids?” he explained how the Electoral College works to provide a check on majoritarianism.

He described scenarios the Electoral College helps avoid and how, even with flaws, he considers the system to be better than the alternatives.

Read his full article at