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Electoral College is good for Kansas

Posted by Guest Author in Electoral College on May 03, 2019

The Constitution is full of checks and balances, and the Electoral College was created to put some balance in presidential elections. The will of the people matters, but it is filtered through states…

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Delaware joins anti-Electoral College compact

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Mar 29, 2019

The first state to ratify the Constitution became the 13th state to join an effort to sidestep the Electoral College when Gov. John Carney signed legislation yesterday to join Delaware to the Nationa…

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Hamilton on the Electoral College

Posted by Guest Author in Electoral College on Mar 14, 2019

It's an interesting fact that, despite modern angst, the Electoral College was one of the least controversial parts of the Constitution during the ratification debates. Writing in Federalist essay No…

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Complaints about Electoral College apply to Congress

Posted by Guest Author on Mar 13, 2019

Whether from National Popular Vote advocates or others, there are plenty of complaints about the Electoral College. Yet three of the most common are also the easiest to answer because each applies ev…

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Law professor explains why NPV is not "fair"

Posted by Guest Author on May 28, 2018

Law professor Laura Hollis responds to claims that the Electoral College is outdated. She explains that Congress is based on the same balance of population and geography, and that the NPV interstate …

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The Electoral College and Campaign 2016

Posted by Guest Author in Electoral College on Oct 01, 2016

Every four years, many Americans wind up on the losing side and thus disappointed by the presidential election. No matter how politically correct we get, not everyone can get a trophy on election day…

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States would lose under plan targeting Electoral College

Posted by Guest Author on Jul 27, 2014

Why are liberal partisans trying to change the rules for presidential elections? And why have some right-leaning legislators, even here in Oklahoma, jumped on board? Unsurprisingly, the answer to the…

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LA Times misquotes James Madison

Posted by Guest Author on May 29, 2012

The LA Times editorial board often prints anti-Electoral College columns, so yesterday’s piece along these lines is not surprising. Yesterday, however, one LA Times writer attempted to utilize James …

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National Popular Vote’s misleading baseball analogy

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Oct 03, 2011 reports that National Popular Vote has launched a new advertising campaign in Pennsylvania. NPV hopes to dampen enthusiasm for a proposal to award Pennsylvania’s electors by congressio…

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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.