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Why We Must Abolish the Electoral College

Chris Hayes had the most thoughtful discussionof the National Popular Vote I've ever seen on cable television yesterday. Every so often, it's worth pointing out that it's entirely unnatural to run a national political campaign through a handful of boroughs and counties in at most 9 out of the 50 states, which leads to highlighting a mish-mash of local issues as if they were the most vital and critical national issues.
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New York Is Down With NPV

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (8 months ago)

It just become the 11th state to join the National Popular Vote Compact, whose members agree to award their electoral votes in presidential elections to the winner of the popular vote, effective as soon as 270 electors’ worth of sta... Read Post

Rhode Island Legislature Joins Plan To Effectively Abolish Electoral College

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (2 years ago)

Late last week, both houses of the Rhode Island General Assembly voted to add their state to the National Popular Vote Compact, a plan to effectively abolish the Electoral College and ensure that the winner of the popular vote becom... Read Post

Eliminating The Electoral College Isn't Partisan

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (3 years ago)

Paul Waldman wonders why everyone assumes the National Popular Vote (NPV) campaign, which aims to get rid of the electoral college without a Constitutional amendment, would hurt Republicans: Just before the 2000 election, journalist... Read Post


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