Presidential electors for guam:
My Proposed 28th Amendment
Q: Why does Washington DC have 3 electors although is not a state?
XXIII states “The District constituting the seat of Government of the United States shall appoint in such manner as the Congress may
number of electors of President and Vice President equal to the whole number of
Senators and Representatives in Congress to which the District would be
entitled if it were a State.
Q: Is Guam
is not a state! Guam is presently an “unincorporated territory” of the United States.
Q: How many
presidential electors is the territory of Guam
A: None, Guam
is not a State therefore it is not granted any electors under provisions of the
current US Constitution and its existing 27th amendments. Also, Guam
does not have any senators or representatives of the house, but the territory
does have delegates who can overlook legislation. (Gitelson, A-13)
Q: Should Guam
be granted Presidential Electors the way Washington DC is granted its electors even though it is not a
A: Yes, it
is really unjust to grant any area privileges not granted to territories like Guam
that are governed by the US. It is unjust for Guam
not to be given the same liberties as the District of Columbia, for Guam is after all a US Territory where American authority
is proudly exercised. For example, the American flag is a constant reminder of
the island being US property, military bases and naval docks are dispersed throughout the
island, and the islander’s lifestyle and very life is under American
Q: Should my
proposed 28th Amendment be adopted which will grant Guam
Presidential Electors the way Washington DC is given their share of electors?
really up to Congress, State Legislatures, and you. (Gitelson, A-13)