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.
: 0
  • Description

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 other academically credible sources, write a 500–700-word paper in which you complete the following:

1. Define the electoral college.

2. Describe the role of the electoral college in the election of the president and vice president of the United States.

3. 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.

Requirements

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 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.

Leave a Reply