SOURCE: Harvard Kennedy School
The Electoral Count Act imposed after the contested election of 1876 leaves potential loopholes for a minority faction to override the will of voters and hijack the electoral college. Is proposed bipartisan legislation enough to fix it?
Former Congressman Zach Wamp (R-TN) says that the 1887 Electoral Count Act needs to be revised to take away an opening one party could use to contest election results.
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