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Defending the Electoral College since 2009

Civil rights icon defended the Electoral College forty years ago 

Posted by Harry Roth in Electoral College on Aug 18, 2020

Failed political movements often return from the grave like zombies; bad ideas of fifty years ago appear again draped in different clothing. After being defeated decades ago, proponents of abolishing…

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Why “safe states” matter

Posted by Trent England on Jul 31, 2020

Debbie is running for club president. It’s important because the next president will set a new direction for the club. Members are divided. Those who agree with Debbie asked her to run, and the other…

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Democracy is more than adding up popular votes

Posted by Sean Parnell on Jul 27, 2020

Advocates for the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) frequently assert that it violates democratic principles to have the president be someone other than the candidate who received the mo…

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The Electoral College: America’s First Affirmative Action Program

Posted by Guest Author on Jul 21, 2020

Originally published on 07/11/2020 at The American ThinkerIf the Framers of the United States Constitution were writing it today, rather than coining the lofty and mysterious, and stuffy-sounding ter…

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North Carolina Op-Ed Falsely Links Slavery and the Electoral College

Posted by Sean Parnell in Electoral College on Jul 15, 2020

An oft-repeated but false claim about the Electoral College is that it was created as part of a bargain to preserve slavery and bolster the political power of Southern states. A recent op-ed in the H…

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Will Colorado sell its Electoral College voice to California?

Posted by Trent England in State Updates on Jul 01, 2020

Voters in Colorado will decide this November whether to enact or reject the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV). The campaign behind NPV, and most of its money, comes from California. So i…

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Bad history on the Electoral College

Posted by Sean Parnell on Jun 10, 2020

One line of attack made by opponents of the Electoral College is that it is inherently racist, both in original intent and in application over the years. There’s not much dispute that the three-fifth…

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“Dangerous gaps” in NPV Compact

Posted by Sean Parnell in Threats on Jun 09, 2020

It’s no stretch to call Vikram David Amar, who is the Dean and Iwan Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law, one of the “intellectual Godfathers” of the National Popu…

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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.