Electoral Bait and Switch: How the Electoral College Hurts American Voters and What Can Be Done about It (Paperback)

Electoral Bait and Switch: How the Electoral College Hurts American Voters and What Can Be Done about It By Bill Petrocelli, Senator Barbara Boxer (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Electoral Bait & Switch is prescriptive, and accessible to the general reader.If it is not challenged and overturned, we are likely to face a continual series of electoral and constitutional crises. The current Elector system discriminates heavily against minority and poorer voters. The winner-take-all method of allocating Electoral votes also results in large pockets of "useless votes" and a system in which where you vote counts for far more than how you vote. Most ominously, evidence is now clear that the Electoral-Vote system has opened the door for voter suppression and manipulation of elections by domestic and foreign conspirators.

About the Author

Bill Petrocelli is the co-owner with his wife, Elaine, of the nationally renowned bookstore Book Passage with stores in California in Corte Madera, Sausalito, and at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. Bill attended Oakland Public Schools and is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the U.C. Law School. In addition to several years in private practice, he served as a California Deputy Attorney General and as the head of a poverty law office in Oakland, California. He served on the Board of the American Booksellers Association and as attorney for the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association, in which he successfully pursued a major price-discrimination suit against publishers. Recently, he was the plaintiff in a First Amendment case challenging a California law that threatened to interfere with the distribution of autographed books.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781633886582
ISBN-10: 1633886581
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publication Date: September 4th, 2020
Pages: 120
Language: English