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NPV founder having second thoughts?

Posted by Trent England in Threats on Nov 18, 2019

Fifteen states have joined an agreement that would fundamentally change how the President of the United States is elected. Under the terms of the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV), state…

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Hillsdale President Larry Arnn on the Electoral College

Posted by Guest Author on Aug 30, 2019

Outraged Hillary Clinton supporters want to get rid of the Electoral College. Hillsdale College President Larry Arnn explains in The Wall Street Journal why this would be a "disaster." The Constituti…

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What is National Popular Vote?

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Jun 03, 2019

In the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election, some Al Gore supporters determined to do away with the Electoral College. Amending the Constitution is hard—rightly so. So these disappointed Gore …

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The Electoral College protects Middle America

Posted by Guest Author in Electoral College on May 24, 2019

SOS Director Trent England writes in USA Today that the National Popular Vote interstate compact, if it takes effect, would mean “rural and small town Americans who supply our food and energy will lo…

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Hillary deserved to lose, the Electoral College deserves to stay

Posted by Guest Author in Electoral College on May 16, 2019

In 2016, the system worked. It was not a “wrong-winner election” or a fluke. One reason the American Founders put the Electoral College into the Constitution was to protect against regional politics.…

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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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Time is running out

There is a real, immediate threat to the constitutional way we elect our president. National Popular Vote is 76% of the way to implementing their dangerous plan.

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