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The Electoral College and Presidential Particularism

@article{Kriner2014TheEC,
  title={The Electoral College and Presidential Particularism},
  author={Douglas L. Kriner and Andrew Reeves},
  journal={Boston University Law Review},
  year={2014},
  volume={94},
  pages={741}
}
Congressional scholars have long observed that electoral incentives encourage Members of Congress to prioritize the needs of their local constituencies over those of the nation as a whole. Indeed many analysts have pointed to increasingly gerrymandered and ideologically extreme districts as a major cause for the current dysfunction in Congress. As a result, scholars from across subfields have called for increased delegation of policymaking authority to the President as a partial solution to our… 

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