ON THE UNENFORCEABILITY OF THE ELECTORAL COUNT ACT

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Chris Land & David Schultz

“It is much more material that there be a rule to go by than what the rule is; that there may be a uniformity of proceeding in business not subject to the caprice of the Speaker or captiousness of the members.”1 It goes without saying that the rules that govern how our country elects a president each quadrennium are something that should be as clear as possible and accepted as binding by all. Otherwise, an incipient constitutional crisis is born. View More