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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Law professor Laura Hollis responds to claims that the Electoral College is outdated.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

PoliticsPA.com 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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Does NPV ensure that votes are not “wasted”?

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Aug 29, 2011

A common argument made in favor of NPV (or any national direct election plan) is that it keeps votes from being “wasted.” Editorialists such as this one argue, for example, “Did you know that the 1.2…

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George Soros Supports the Tea Party?

Posted by Guest Author on Aug 16, 2011

Or So National Popular Vote Wants You to Believe By: Tara Ross & Trent England Even as the rest of the country focuses on the economy, the inventor of the scratch-off lottery ticket continues hi…

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NPV claims fall flat

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Aug 04, 2011

In the last two days, I've debated four National Popular Vote advocates in two cities and spoken about the issue as part of a panel presentation on federalism. Here are a few things I noted from the …

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Myths of National Popular Vote

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Mar 29, 2011

Traveling around the country defending federalism and the Electoral College, I have heard an amazing array of different--sometimes contradictory--claims made by National Popular Vote (NPV) advocates.…

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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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