The 2008 election results.

The 2008 election results.

Electors around the country are meeting today to select a new president. But if you ask Jamin Raskin, the man who’ll soon be representing Maryland’s 8th district in the U.S. House, the electoral college is long past its usefulness. Kojo chats with Raskin about why he supported a state proposal that would require Maryland’s electors to support the winner of the national popular vote, and what’s at stake in conversations about the future of the Electoral College system.


  • Jamie Raskin Member-Elect, U.S. House of Representatives (D-Maryland, 8th District); and Professor of Law, American University's Washington College of Law
  • Armstrong William Radio, Television Host; Adviser, Ben Carson For President.

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