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One Person, One Vote, How We Elect Our Congressmen and our President    NEW!

The idea of our voting system for Congress is simple in principle. The devil is in the details. Each state is allowed a number of representatives roughly proportional to its population. In the case of the House of Representatives, these become our Congressmen. In the case of the election of our President, they become the Electoral College. This class will discuss 1) the details for the Congressional case, including five ways Congresspersons have been apportioned to States and paradoxes that have occurred., and 2) the presidential elections in which the successful presidential candidate did not win the popular vote. 

 

One Person, One Vote, How We Elect Our Congressmen and our President (PBAF038) NEW!

  • Instructor: David McGarvey
  • Day of the week: Th, Times: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM. 
  • Dates: 5/20/2021 - 5/27/2021  
  • Sessions: 2      
  • Fee: $22.00     
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  • Maximum Enrollment (we do monitor enrollment and when possible may add seats): 100
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  • This course will be delivered in a "Distance Learning" format through Zoom.
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  • Enrolled members will receive an enrollment reminder with the link: one week before the first class and one day before each class in this course.
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  • *If you enroll in this course on 5/20/2021 you will need to contact the OLLI office to receive the link to join us online. 
  • Click HERE for Zoom Instructions and Tips.
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  • *Our classes are not recorded due to copyright and privacy regulations. 

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