Dr. Justin DePlato is an assistant professor of political science at Robert Morris University. His expertise is the American Presidency, Constitutionalism and the American Founders. His latest book is “American Democracy: Founders, Presidents and Enlightened Philosophers.” His other books include, “American Presidential Power and the War on Terror: Does the Constitution Matter?” and “The Cavalier Presidency: Executive Power and Prerogative in Times of Crisis.”

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August 13, 2019, 1:24 PM EDT
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) An apparent new litmus test has appeared among the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls: abolishing the Electoral College.