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Tacoma: The 101st City

Posted by Sean Parnell in Threats on May 13, 2021

One concerns 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 …

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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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National Popular Vote: Recount madness

Posted by Sean Parnell in Threats on Nov 17, 2020

Key Points NPV could require, for the first time in American history, a nationwide recount. In a close election under NPV, it would be impossible to conduct a legitimate national recount.The cour…

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The National Popular Vote Myth

Posted by Trent England in Threats on Nov 12, 2020

Traveling around the country defending the Electoral College, I have heard an amazing array of different--sometimes contradictory--claims made by National Popular Vote (NPV) advocates. Some of this i…

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Even the Washington Post admits NPV would not create a ‘national popular vote’

Posted by Trent England in Threats on Sep 29, 2020

Resistance to the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV) today comes from an unexpected corner: Washington Post columnist Charles Lane. He correctly points out that “there is no such thing as…

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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 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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“Dangerous gaps” in NPV Compact

Posted by Sean Parnell in Threats on Jun 09, 2020

It’s no stretch to call Vikram David Amar, who is the Dean and Iwan Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law, one of the “intellectual Godfathers” of the National Popu…

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Certifiably Correct

Posted by Sean Parnell in Threats on Apr 21, 2020

In a few recent posts I’ve raised the point that if enacted, the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPV) is going to face some serious problems being executed, in large part because of the lac…

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Safe Harbors and Sandy

Posted by Sean Parnell in Threats on Apr 15, 2020

In an earlier post I noted that Rhode Island Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea, a supporter of the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPV) and the chief elections officer in her state who would…

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