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Save Our States educates Americans about the importance of the Electoral College and the danger of the National Popular Vote campaign, which would nullify the Electoral College without a constitutional amendment.

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Missed it by that much, part II

Posted by Sean Parnell on Apr 06, 2021

In the first post of this two-part series, I explained how an NPV lobbyist admitted that their plan would allow state chief election officers (CEOs) to make up vote totals in the event that a state w…

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Former ACLU official: NPV has a dangerous flaw

Posted by Trent England on Mar 23, 2021

At Save Our States, we support the Electoral College. But even opponents of the Electoral College recognize dangerous flaws in the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV). Andy Katz, former pr…

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Constitutional Amendment Introduced to Abolish Electoral College

Posted by Sean Parnell on Feb 22, 2021

Congress has considered more constitutional amendments to change or abolish the Electoral College than on any other subject. The latest, House Joint Resolution 14, was introduced in early 2021. Like…

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New York Submits Inaccurate Presidential Vote Count (Again)

Posted by Sean Parnell on Feb 22, 2021

One of the many defects in the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) is that it requires member states to accept at face value the vote totals submitted by every other state, even if those v…

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States consider preemptive measures against National Popular Vote

Posted by Sean Parnell on Feb 10, 2021

One of the biggest defects of the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV), as I’ve pointed out many times over the years, is that there is no official, accurate, uniform, or timely national vo…

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Political "trigger" undercuts NPV's moral claim

Posted by Trent England on Feb 08, 2021

Advocates for the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) claim it’s simple—direct democracy is the only legitimate way to hold an election. This is an attack on every parliamentary system or …

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How close is NPV to hijacking presidential elections?

Posted by Trent England on Feb 05, 2021

How concerned should Americans be about the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) taking effect before the 2024 presidential election? There are currently 15 states plus DC that have joined …

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Why NPV might drive down voter turnout

Posted by Trent England on Feb 04, 2021

In a recent post, Sean Parnell offers something all too rare in political debates: data. He shows that a state’s status as “safe” or “battleground” does not determine voter turnout. Some high turnout…

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