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Save Our States educates Americans about the importance of the Electoral College and the danger of the National Popular Vote campaign, which would nullify the Electoral College without a constitutional amendment.

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National Popular Vote is dangerous for the country

Posted by Trent England on Aug 06, 2021

The National Popular Vote interstate compact would radically change presidential elections and national politics. It would bring chaos, and if upheld by the courts would cause dangerous unintended co…

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NPV Chairman still writing big checks to Democrats

Posted by Trent England on Aug 06, 2021

The National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) is a threat to all Americans, including Democrats and Republicans. This is because it would undermine trust in presidential elections and could lead…

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National Popular Vote’s lavish junkets for state legislators

Posted by Sean Parnell on Aug 05, 2021

When News Channel 5 in Nashville, Tennessee hosted a debate between Save Our State’s Trent England and NPV’s Ray Haynes, there were few surprises for people involved on either side of this issue. One…

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I’d bet Kamala Harris kissed a few California babies

Posted by Sean Parnell on Jun 30, 2021

I ran across an old clip of John Koza, who created and runs the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) campaign. In it, he complains to a California audience about what he views as the unfair…

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NPV hits a brick wall

Posted by Trent England on Jun 28, 2021

Thanks to the work of Save Our States and many allies, no state has joined the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) in 2021. In fact, since 2019, no state legislature has passed NPV legisla…

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The Electoral College represents people, National Popular Vote doesn’t

Posted by Sean Parnell on Jun 02, 2021

Common refrains among advocates for the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) are that “every vote should be equal” and “every voter in every state should be politically relevant.” These are…

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NPV’s “Blue Wall” Mirage

Posted by Trent England on May 18, 2021

Recently at Townhall.com, I lampooned as “foolish, insulting, and incorrect” the claim that Republicans should support the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) for political reasons. Strong…

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A failed attempt to reconcile NPV, RCV in Maine

Posted by Trent England in State Updates on May 14, 2021

Maine has the most unique presidential election process. It splits its electoral votes by congressional district, one of only two states to do so today. And in 2020, after contentious political and l…

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Tacoma: The 101st City

Posted by Sean Parnell in Threats on May 13, 2021

One concern often expressed about the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) is that voters from large metropolitan areas would dominate a direct presidential election while rural Americans w…

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