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Jason Jones
Twitter: @Book_Publicist

Author of We Elect a President: The Story of Our Electoral College’ and ‘Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College’ 

  • Very specific expertise, depth of knowledge around a particularly timely/relevant topic
  • Vast radio and television experience
  • Flexible, readily available
  • Personable, conversational, intellectual who can communicate complexities in an understandable manner

A self-described constitutionalist ‘with a libertarian streak’, Tara Ross is the author of the previously published Enlightened Democracy: The Case for the Electoral College (2d ed. 2012) and a co-author of Under God: George Washington and the Question of Church and State (2008 with Joseph C. Smith, Jr.).  

As a lawyer and writer, she focuses on the intersection of public policy and constitutional history. She’s appeared as a guest on a variety of talk shows nationwide and regularly addresses civic, university and legal audiences. Her work has been published in several law reviews and newspapers, including the National Law JournalUSA TodayAmerican Enterprise Online, National Review Online, WeeklyStandard.comFoxNews.comHumanEvents.comThe Washington Times and the Texas Review of Law & Politics.

Ross is a retired lawyer and a former Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Review of Law & PoliticsShe obtained her B.A. from Rice University and her J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.

  • The presidential election process, electoral college
  • American history
  • Issues involving matters of church & state

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Tara’s Latest Book

America’s unique presidential election system is often maligned and misunderstood. We Elect a President: The Story of Our Electoral College will help readers and their families understand the Electoral College, its purpose and remarkable history. Why did America’s founding fathers design it as they did?  And is it still the best system by which to elect a president?  Written in straightforward language and complemented with playful illustrations.

Hardcover: 48 pages
Publisher: Colonial Press L.P. 
Release Date: September 12, 2016
ISBN-10: 0977072231
ISBN-13: 978-0977072231
Product Dimensions: 10 x 0.2 x 10 inches