Michigan (16)

Michigan updates on NPV, the Electoral College, and federalism.

NPV status: passed House 2008-failed; introduced 2009-failed. SB 0598

Michigan Musings

Michigan Musings

Tweet Yesterday I posted the information for our “Protect Michigan Votes” briefing in Redford, MI.  After cross-posting on www.LibertyLive.org, one commenter asked why Save Our States—a group based in Olympia, WA—cares what happens to Michigan’s electoral votes? There are three reasons (in addition to my being a native Michigander, of course). First, Michigan citizens...
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“Protect Michigan Votes” Briefing in Michigan

“Protect Michigan Votes” Briefing in Michigan

Tweet As we’ve pointed out before, Michigan has made it onto the NPV radar. Legislators are being lobbied to ignore the will of Michigan voters and cast all 17 of Michigan’s electoral votes for the national popular vote winner—regardless of who wins in Michigan. Next week, Save Our States is presenting a citizens’ briefing...
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The Fall of Saul Anuzis

The Fall of Saul Anuzis

Tweet Even in states where Democrats control the legislature and governor’s office, National Popular Vote often spends a great deal of money to win one or two Republican supporters. This is smart politics for two reasons. First, it’s hard for anyone to believe that changes to the “rules of the game” are fair if...
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The genius of the United States of America: we are both United and States. The American system of states is Federalism. One part of it is the Electoral College, the state-by-state way we elect the President of the United States.

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