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A constitutional amendment to adopt NPV was introduced in the Nevada State Assembly

Posted by Harry Roth in State Updates on Mar 24, 2023

In 2019, former Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak vetoed a National Popular Vote bill. He rightly noted that the National Popular Vote compact would diminish Nevada’s role in presidential elections. Now …

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Voting reform community sees major problem with National Popular Vote

Posted by Sean Parnell on Jan 23, 2023

A few days ago, I wrote that the organization pushing the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) continues to claim there is no conflict between the compact and Ranked Choice Voting (RCV). Bu…

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National Popular Vote’s continuing problem with ranked-choice voting

Posted by Sean Parnell on Jan 17, 2023

For several years I’ve made the point that the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) is incompatible with Ranked Choice Voting (RCV). That system, adopted by Alaska and Maine and proposed in…

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The Electoral College is Fair

Posted by Harry Roth on Jan 10, 2023

The Electoral College is sometimes derided as unfair, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. The allocation of electoral votes is based on the census and is equal to a state’s number of represe…

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2024 presidential race reminds us: states matter

Posted by Trent England on Nov 15, 2022

The midterm elections are over, so now the question is: Who will be the Democratic and Republican nominees for President in 2024? Americans will sort that out over the next 18 months. Assuming Joe Bi…

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National Popular Vote's Fishy Tales

Posted by Sean Parnell on Nov 12, 2022

More than two years ago I wrote a post titled “NPV to Maine: Drop Dead” inspired by a lobbyist for the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) complaining that in order to win the electoral vo…

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2016 “National Popular Vote” winner… Donald Trump?

Posted by Sean Parnell on Nov 10, 2022

A critical weakness of the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) is the lack of an official national vote count. Instead, the compact gives the chief election official in each member state—…

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Electoral Count Reform Act poses serious problems for National Popular Vote

Posted by Sean Parnell in Threats on Oct 07, 2022

There’s been a lot of analysis and commentary about legislation dubbed the “Electoral Count Reform Act” (ECRA), introduced by U.S. Senator Susan Collins (a similar bill, but with less bipartisan supp…

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Time is running out

There is a real, immediate threat to the constitutional way we elect our president. National Popular Vote is 72% of the way to implementing their dangerous plan.