Electoral College – Hasso Hering


A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Don’t shortcut the Constitution

Written February 6th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The legislature is considering a bill that should make Oregon voters mad, or at least uneasy. Why? Because some day the bill might cause Oregon’s electoral votes for president to be cast for someone other than whoever got the most votes in this state.

Electoral College: Long may it last

Written December 19th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

As a fan of the Electoral College, I watched Oregon’s part of the proceedings Monday on the legislative website. The ceremony has no speaking parts for any of our seven electors, but one chose to pipe up anyway, demonstrating his apparent disdain for what the Constitution provides.

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