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The Electoral College is not an “outlier”

Posted by Trent England on Sep 10, 2020

It’s a line used often by critics of the Electoral College: no other country would let the candidate with fewer raw votes win the election! It’s also wrong. Charles C. W. Cooke, the editor of Nationa…

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Electoral College encourages broad coalitions, moderation

Posted by Sean Parnell on Sep 04, 2020

Key Points The Electoral College pushes presidential candidates to build large national coalitions instead of focusing on their strongest regions and constituencies. In order to compete for the White…

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Documentary Rebuts Claim that the Electoral College is Racist

Posted by Guest Author on Sep 03, 2020

Critics of the Electoral College Paint a False Narrative for Partisan Purposes. Today, Save Our States, a non-partisan nonprofit, responded to critics who allege the Electoral College is racist. …

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NPV would lead to bailouts for broke cities

Posted by Trent England in Threats on Sep 02, 2020

Remember that time the Electoral College saved you from bailing out New York City? If you were following the news in 1975, you might. Massive mismanagement and liberal overspending had driven the ci…

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NPV to Maine: Drop Dead

Posted by Sean Parnell in State Updates on Aug 26, 2020

A main argument by advocates for the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) is that the Electoral College distorts policy decisions made in the White House. According to this theory, incumben…

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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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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.