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A short-sighted attack on the Electoral College

Posted by Trent England on Apr 27, 2021

Usually, it’s the left that stereotypes conservatives as frightened reactionaries just out for power. So I was surprised when Scott Morefield, writing at Townhall.com, used the same smear to argue th…

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Oops, New York Did It Again

Posted by Sean Parnell on Apr 26, 2021

A while back I wrote about New York’s unfortunate habit of failing to provide accurate vote counts for presidential electors, and how they managed to once again miss the mark in 2020. Here’s a brief …

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Missed it by that much, part II

Posted by Sean Parnell on Apr 06, 2021

In the first post of this two-part series, I explained how an NPV lobbyist admitted that their plan would allow state chief election officers (CEOs) to make up vote totals in the event that a state w…

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Former ACLU official: NPV has a dangerous flaw

Posted by Trent England on Mar 23, 2021

At Save Our States, we support the Electoral College. But even opponents of the Electoral College recognize dangerous flaws in the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV). Andy Katz, former pr…

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Constitutional Amendment Introduced to Abolish Electoral College

Posted by Sean Parnell on Feb 22, 2021

Congress has considered more constitutional amendments to change or abolish the Electoral College than on any other subject. The latest, House Joint Resolution 14, was introduced in early 2021. Like…

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New York Submits Inaccurate Presidential Vote Count (Again)

Posted by Sean Parnell on Feb 22, 2021

One of the many defects in the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) is that it requires member states to accept at face value the vote totals submitted by every other state, even if those v…

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States consider preemptive measures against National Popular Vote

Posted by Sean Parnell on Feb 10, 2021

One of the biggest defects of the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV), as I’ve pointed out many times over the years, is that there is no official, accurate, uniform, or timely national vo…

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Political "trigger" undercuts NPV's moral claim

Posted by Trent England on Feb 08, 2021

Advocates for the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) claim it’s simple—direct democracy is the only legitimate way to hold an election. This is an attack on every parliamentary system or …

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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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