CBS Evening News for Sunday, Nov 12, 2000
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(Studio: John Roberts) The electoral college system and its members featured; details given of the historical background. [Huntington, West Virginia, former elector Margarette LEACH - explains her opposition to the electoral system.] [Georgetown University law school Peter RUBIN - explains the electors' voting system and state laws to prevent switching.] The traditional opposition of small states to reforming the electoral college system noted. [Presidential historian Douglas BRINKLEY - defends the electoral system.]
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