March 5, 2019

Professor Kyron Huigens focused on the problems with the Electoral College, writing in the Observer, "The greater power of small states’ voters is sometimes defended on the ground that these states have unique interests because of their agricultural economies. But agriculture is a major part of the economies of California, New York, Illinois, Florida and Texas. Another defense—the claim that the 'Heartland' values of these citizens deserve greater representation—is completely indefensible in a democracy. Rural citizens are not more American than urban citizens."

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