The history and possible reform of the Electoral Count Act
A bipartisan group of Senators led by Republican Susan Collins of Maine and Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia has introduced legislation to fix the flaws in the Electoral Count Act of 1887 which Trump sought to exploit to overturn the 2020 election.
Coming up we are taking a look at that proposal and the history behind the Electoral Count Act.
- Ned Foley, Professor of Election and Constitutional Law, The Ohio State University
- Alexander Keyssar, Matthew W. Stirling Jr. Professor of History and Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
- Daniel Weiner, senior director of the Brennan Center’s Elections & Government Program
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