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Land Shark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-04-08 10:04 AM
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18. The U of MI link is in the replies. You're making the case here for a new election, in the Congress
and that's quite undemocratic. WHy do you want Congress to re-decide the election? Article II specifically states that representatives and senators shall NOT be electors. They are NOT deciders, except in the special case where no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes.

Congress by statute, including but not limited to the safe harbor statute (if states go beyond the safe harbor date) has attempted to enlarge its power to decide the presidency regardless of the will of the people.

Here's the U of M link and note in the right column several other papers on the same topic. http://www.michiganlawreview.org/firstimpressions/vol10...
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