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By Alexander S. Belenky

This is the 1st publication at the U.S. presidential election procedure to research the fundamental ideas underlying the layout of the present procedure and people on the center of competing proposals for bettering the method. The e-book discusses how using a few election ideas embedded within the U.S. structure and within the Presidential Succession Act can cause skewed or bizarre election results and election stalemates. The e-book argues that the act won't disguise a few infrequent although attainable events which the 20 th modification authorizes Congress to deal with. additionally, the booklet questions the constitutionality of the nationwide renowned Vote Plan to introduce an instantaneous renowned presidential election de facto, with out amending the structure, and addresses the plan’s “Achilles’ Heel.”  specifically, the e-book exhibits that the plan might violate the equivalent defense Clause from the Fourteenth modification of the structure. Numerical examples are supplied to teach that the counterintuitive claims of the NPV originators and proponents that the plan will inspire presidential applicants to “chase” each vote in each nation don't have any grounds. ultimately, the ebook proposes a plan for making improvements to the election approach by way of combining on the nationwide point the “one nation, one vote” precept – embedded within the structure – and the “one individual, one vote” precept. less than this plan no kingdom loses its present Electoral university merits whereas the entire states achieve extra cognizance of presidential applicants.

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