On March 2, Robert Shaffer, emeritus professor of history, published an Op-ed in Harrisburg Patriot-News​, “We should amend Constitution to save American democracy,” and also posted online at PennLive, Feb. 15, 2021, at https://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2021/02/we-should-amend-the-constitution-to-save-american-democracy-opinion.html

In addition, Shaffer wrote a Letter to the Editor in Social Education​, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies, about the Electoral College, posted online at https://www.socialstudies.org/social-education/85/1/letter-editor-why-do-we-still-have-electoral-college