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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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A short-sighted attack … part 3

Posted by Trent England in Threats on Apr 30, 2021

Previously I criticized arguments by columnist Scott Morefield that conservatives should, for purely political reasons, support the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV). He doubled down wit…

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A short-sighted attack … part 2

Posted by Trent England on Apr 29, 2021

After blowback from conservative readers, Columnist Scott Morefield has doubled down on his defense of the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV). I took him to task on Monday for implying th…

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Biden’s Court Packing Bridge to Nowhere

Posted by Trent England on Apr 27, 2021

Like most things, an independent judiciary is easier to destroy than it is to create. Courts rely on credibility, so even well-intentioned political meddling can do serious damage. Such is the risk o…

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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.

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