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.

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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.

On Jan. 6, 2021, violent insurrectionists attacked the US Capitol, seeking to block the certification of the 2020 presidential election results. Their effort failed, but not before they brutally attacked police officers, hunted lawmakers, and carried out a dangerous attack that left five people dead. (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.