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Texas A&M professor to discuss electoral college

Texas A&M professor to discuss electoral college

George Edwards III, a distinguished professor of political science at Texas A&M University, will present “Evaluating the Electoral College” at 7 p.m., Friday, March 23, in the UNC Charlotte Center City Auditorium, as part of the 49er Democracy Experience.

A leading scholar of the presidency, Edwards has authored dozens of articles and has written or edited 25 books on American politics and public policy making, including “On Deaf Ears: The Limits of the Bully Pulpit,” “Why the Electoral College is Bad for America,” “Governing by Campaigning” and “The Strategic President.”

UNC Charlotte Center City is located at 320 E. 9th Street (corner of Brevard and 9th).  Parking is available at 707 N. Brevard St. and is $4 for guests. 

The UNC Charlotte 49er Democracy Experience is a nonpartisan, interdisciplinary initiative to engage students and the greater Charlotte community in the 2012 presidential nominating conventions and the November election as well as policy decisions facing national leaders.