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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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Civil rights icon defended the Electoral College forty years ago 

Posted by Harry Roth in Electoral College on Aug 18, 2020

Failed political movements often return from the grave like zombies; bad ideas of fifty years ago appear again draped in different clothing. After being defeated decades ago, proponents of abolishing…

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Why “safe states” matter

Posted by Trent England on Jul 31, 2020

Debbie is running for club president. It’s important because the next president will set a new direction for the club. Members are divided. Those who agree with Debbie asked her to run, and the other…

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Democracy is more than adding up popular votes

Posted by Sean Parnell on Jul 27, 2020

Advocates for the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) frequently assert that it violates democratic principles to have the president be someone other than the candidate who received the mo…

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The Electoral College: America’s First Affirmative Action Program

Posted by Guest Author on Jul 21, 2020

Originally published on 07/11/2020 at The American ThinkerIf the Framers of the United States Constitution were writing it today, rather than coining the lofty and mysterious, and stuffy-sounding ter…

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NPV Chairman John Koza is big giver to the left

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Jul 16, 2020

From Barack Obama to Donald Trump, through natural disasters and technological breakthroughs, we've had one constant this decade: A flood of money to the left from Dr. John Koza. Now certainly there…

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North Carolina Op-Ed Falsely Links Slavery and the Electoral College

Posted by Sean Parnell in Electoral College on Jul 15, 2020

An oft-repeated but false claim about the Electoral College is that it was created as part of a bargain to preserve slavery and bolster the political power of Southern states. A recent op-ed in the H…

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Will Colorado sell its Electoral College voice to California?

Posted by Trent England in State Updates on Jul 01, 2020

Voters in Colorado will decide this November whether to enact or reject the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV). The campaign behind NPV, and most of its money, comes from California. So i…

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Bad history on the Electoral College

Posted by Sean Parnell on Jun 10, 2020

One line of attack made by opponents of the Electoral College is that it is inherently racist, both in original intent and in application over the years. There’s not much dispute that the three-fifth…

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