Elect President by direct vote.

Author:Norris, George William
Position::1922 - Brief article

January 1922

It is common knowledge that the people have very little, if anything, to say in regard to the nomination of presidential candidates by political parties. Nominations for President are in fact made, as everybody knows, by a few so-called leaders, who through various and devious ways known only to the politician control and handle the misled and worn-out party convention delegate in accordance with the wishes and the decrees of political bosses. On Election Day the people find that the voter has nothing left to decide except to choose between two evils, and there is no way by which he can properly protest against such arbitrary control of nominations. He is as helpless on Election Day as though he were entirely disfranchised.

The abolishment of the Electoral College would make it not...

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