This article will suggest that this focus on the constitutional amendment process for changing the electoral college has been misdirected. The states, without federal action, possess the capability of implementing the direct popular election of the President. This article will examine the background of electoral college reform and will propose a "National Vote Plan" to achieve direct popular presidential election independently of the constitutional amendment process.
Dale Read, Jr.,
Direct Election of the President Without a Constitutional Amendment: A Call for State Action,
51 Wash. L. Rev.
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