The quality of State legislators would increase if they were responsible for the Senators they appointed. That's what the Lincoln/Douglas debates were about. State legislators had to be up and knowledgeable of national affairs. A dolt for State Assembly who could not intelligently discuss slavery, imposts as well as State issues didn't have a chance.
As for repeal, I'd appreciate your feedback to:
About your About page: I’m re-studying the third item from the top to see if I agree. The third item from the bottom, we agree if you change the comma to a period and strike the rest of the sentence. Every other point seems spot on.