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Bad history on the Electoral College

Sean Parnell - Jun 10, 2020

The argument that the Electoral College was a fundamentally racist institution and therefore needs to go doesn’t hold up well to scrutiny or find much support in history. Much like slavery, this argument belongs on the ash heap. 

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Dangerous gaps” in NPV Compact

Sean Parnell - Jun 09, 2020

Threats

“Unintended and unforeseen consequences.” “Electoral crisis.” “Dangerous gaps.” These are the sorts of terms I commonly use when I explain NPV to state legislators and others. That one of the law professors who originally developed the NPV concept is saying the same things suggests this compact is simply not ready to be implemented as written, and would trigger an electoral meltdown if it were.

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