The Electoral College? - 78382

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  • From: Economics, Microeconomics
  • Due on: Fri 26 Feb, 2016 (06:00pm)
  • Asked on: Thu 18 Feb, 2016
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The Electoral College

If you have not yet done so, watch the 2009 debate about the electoral college on C-Span's Washington Journal. The video of the debate is linked in this unit's study and in Resources for this assignment. Using the textbook, this video, and other academically credible sources, write a 500–700-word paper in which you complete the following:

  • Define the electoral college.
  • Describe the role of the electoral college in the election of the president and vice president of the United States.
  • Take a position on whether the electoral college should be abolished in favor of a direct popular vote. Defend your position using two specific arguments.


  • Written communication: Written communication is free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • Length: 500–700 words.
  • Resources: Use at least two scholarly sources from the Capella library or Internet.
  • APA formatting: Resources and citations are formatted according to APA (6th edition) style and formatting.
  • Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point.
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