September 21, 2016
By Steve Stewart
TROY journalism professor Steve Stewart explores the politics behind the U.S. electoral system.
“Elections are rigged,” one of my students said — echoing a word used by Donald Trump, whom she probably would not vote for.
My instinct was to disagree, but on reflection I came to the conclusion that “rigged” is too strong a word, but she has a point.
In several ways, our system makes some…