Defending the Electoral College since 2009
Posted by Sean Parnell on Apr 12, 2022
I recently wrote about how the Democratic Party selects its national leadership and how it recognizes that while “one person, one vote” is a “sacred principle” of democracy (as stated in the party pl…Read More →
Posted by Sean Parnell on Mar 23, 2022
There’s a story (possibly apocryphal) of Nobel-prize-winning theoretical physicist Wolfgang Pauli saying of a student’s paper, “This isn't right. It's not even wrong.” I think Pauli was trying to con…Read More →
Is the Democratic Party democratic?
I recently wrote about the League of Women Voters, a group that wants to abolish the Electoral College but elects its own national officers using a process remarkably similar to the Electoral College. Another organization worth a similar look is …
Posted by Sean Parnell on Mar 10, 2022
One of the biggest problems with the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) is that states might try to pull out of the compact after Election Day or find another way to circumvent it if they…Read More →
Is the League of Women Voters “undemocratic”?
One of the most fervent opponents of the Electoral College is the League of Women Voters (LWV). In state after state, I have seen representatives of the LWV testify in favor of the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV), touting it as the n…
Posted by Trent England on Mar 02, 2022
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…Read More →
Posted by Sean Parnell on Feb 11, 2022
The Electoral Count Act of 1887 (ECA), a federal law establishing the process for states to certify their appointment of presidential electors and Congress to count their electoral votes, appears lik…Read More →
Posted by Sean Parnell on Jan 14, 2022
A common claim by advocates of the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) is that the Electoral College is “undemocratic” because it violates the principle of “one person, one vote.” For exam…Read More →
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.