By Alexander S. Belenky

This is the 1st publication at the U.S. presidential election method to investigate the fundamental ideas underlying the layout of the prevailing approach and people on the center of competing proposals for bettering the process. The ebook discusses how using a few election principles embedded within the U.S. structure and within the Presidential Succession Act can cause skewed or bizarre election results and election stalemates. The ebook argues that the act would possibly not conceal a few infrequent although attainable occasions which the 20 th modification authorizes Congress to deal with. additionally, the booklet questions the constitutionality of the nationwide well known Vote Plan to introduce an immediate renowned presidential election de facto, with out amending the structure, and addresses the plan’s “Achilles’ Heel.”  particularly, the publication exhibits that the plan could violate the equivalent safeguard Clause from the Fourteenth modification of the structure. Numerical examples are supplied to teach that the counterintuitive claims of the NPV originators and proponents that the plan will inspire presidential applicants to “chase” each vote in each nation wouldn't have any grounds. eventually, the publication proposes a plan for making improvements to the election approach by means of combining on the nationwide point the “one kingdom, one vote” precept – embedded within the structure – and the “one individual, one vote” precept. less than this plan no nation loses its present Electoral university advantages whereas all of the states achieve extra cognizance of presidential applicants.

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