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John Koza's Big Myth: “Every Voter Equal”

Posted by Trent England in Threats on Apr 14, 2020

Originally published on April 5, 2011The National Popular Vote interstate compact would wipe away state lines and turn the entire nation into one giant “single-member district” for presidential elect…

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How Would We Count the Votes?

Posted by Sean Parnell in Threats on Apr 08, 2020

For some years I have been pointing out what I term the “mechanical” flaws of the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPV), explaining that if it were to go into effect, the poorly-crafted sche…

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NPV founder having second thoughts?

Posted by Trent England in Threats on Nov 18, 2019

Fifteen states have joined an agreement that would fundamentally change how the President of the United States is elected. Under the terms of the National Popular Vote interstate compact (NPV), state…

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What is National Popular Vote?

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Jun 03, 2019

In the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election, some Al Gore supporters determined to do away with the Electoral College. Amending the Constitution is hard—rightly so. So these disappointed Gore …

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Delaware joins anti-Electoral College compact

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Mar 29, 2019

The first state to ratify the Constitution became the 13th state to join an effort to sidestep the Electoral College when Gov. John Carney signed legislation yesterday to join Delaware to the Nationa…

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National Popular Vote’s misleading baseball analogy

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Oct 03, 2011

PoliticsPA.com reports that National Popular Vote has launched a new advertising campaign in Pennsylvania. NPV hopes to dampen enthusiasm for a proposal to award Pennsylvania’s electors by congressio…

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Does NPV ensure that votes are not “wasted”?

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Aug 29, 2011

A common argument made in favor of NPV (or any national direct election plan) is that it keeps votes from being “wasted.” Editorialists such as this one argue, for example, “Did you know that the 1.2…

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NPV claims fall flat

Posted by Guest Author in Threats on Aug 04, 2011

In the last two days, I've debated four National Popular Vote advocates in two cities and spoken about the issue as part of a panel presentation on federalism. Here are a few things I noted from the …

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