‘Faithless Electors’ Could Tip the 2020 Election. Will the Supreme Court Stop Them?

WASHINGTON — On Dec. 19, 2016, a little more than a month after the presidential election,…

Electoral College Members Can Defy Voters’ Wishes, Court Rules

In a ruling that kicks at the foundation of how America chooses presidents, a federal appeals…

Trump’s Electoral College Edge Could Grow in 2020, Rewarding Polarizing Campaign

President Trump’s approval ratings are under water in national polls. His position for re-election, on the…

Huge Turnout Is Expected in 2020. So Which Party Would Benefit?

The 2020 presidential election is poised to have the highest turnout in a century, with the…

The Gerrymandering Ruling and the Risk of a Monopoly on Power

ImageProtesters outside the Supreme Court on Thursday.CreditCarlos Barria/Reuters At some point or another over the last…

On Washington: Frustrated Democrats Intensify Demand for Big Institutional Changes

WASHINGTON — It’s an emerging rallying cry on the left: Expand the Supreme Court and eliminate…

The Electoral College’s Real Problem: It’s Biased Toward the Big Battlegrounds

The debate over the Electoral College this week is familiar, but off point. Set off by…

On Politics With Lisa Lerer: V.P. Season Comes Early

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer,…

Elizabeth Warren Calls for Ending Electoral College

JACKSON, Miss. — Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts Democrat who has based her presidential bid on…