In the magazine piece, politics professor Mark Rush outlines steps that could end partisan gerrymandering and rid Virginia of the “antiquated” winner-take-all electoral system.
Recipients of the John M. Gunn International Scholarship met with its namesake in February and shared how the program has made a difference in their lives.
The title of Rush’s piece is “If the electors can be faithless, why have an Electoral College?”
In 2021, students will have the opportunity to study in Ghana for both Winter and Spring Terms.
Toplak is a constitutional scholar and election law expert at the University of Maribor, Slovenia.
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The Conversation recently published an article written by Mark Rush titled “The Electoral College will never make everyone happy.”
As a candidate on the Fulbright Specialist Roster, Rush is now eligible to be matched with projects designed by host institutions in over 150 countries globally.
Special Topics in American Politics: Minority Rights and Gerrymandering challenged students to redraw the Virginia House and Senate districts to improve the election process.
Mark Rush's piece was published Feb. 13 in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
In her speech, which is free and open to the public, Mourao will discuss the role news organizations play, not only in spinning news, but also in legitimizing topics and people.
Rush's piece was published in The Virginian-Pilot