Stories tagged: "electoral college"


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Michigan Lost an Electoral Vote. It Could Lose More than That if GOP Plans Pass.

If Republicans want to make every vote truly equal, it's time for them to support the end of the Electoral College.

Michigan Lt. Gov. Garlin Gilchrist opens the states Electoral College session at the state Capitol, December 14, 2020 in Lansing, Michigan. - Joe Biden's US election victory was set for formal confirmation by the Electoral College, further closing the door on angry efforts by President Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 vote.
Here’s How Michigan Could Help End the Electoral College

An archaic system that has for centuries held back true democracy in the United States has now fueled violence in the halls of the Capitol itself.

Vice President Mike Pence and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi stand on a podium in front of a large American flag. They are masked and solemn.
Sign, Sealed, Delivered: Biden Officially Confirmed By Congress as Next President of United States

President-elect Joe Biden received the official stamp of victory Thursday, when Congress certified the Electoral College votes. Far-right rioters had stormed the Capitol, delaying the process.

TOPSHOT - Supporters of US President Donald Trump protest inside the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. - Demonstrators breeched security and entered the Capitol as Congress debated the a 2020 presidential election Electoral Vote Certification. (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT / AFP) (Photo by ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP via Getty Images)
‘Democracy Has to Keep Going’: Michigan Rep. Speaks as Pro-Trump Terrorists Storm the US Capitol

Michigan's elected leaders continue to shelter in an undisclosed location in the Capitol complex during the unfolding crisis in Washington.

Electoral college proceedings. Photo captured from Senate TV.
Michigan’s 16 Electors Are Brave. They Shouldn’t Have to Be.

Credible threats shut down everything at the Capitol Monday except the Electoral College, which cast its 16 votes for Joe Biden.