Connecticut (7)

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

NPV status: introduced in both house and senate in 2011-failed H 6163

Will Connecticut Become the 7th State to Adopt NPV?

Tweet On Friday, a Connecticut legislative committee held a hearing on the NPV proposal.  The hearing was lengthy, and the committee heard testimony from close to a dozen people. I was able to make it to Hartford for the day and was glad for the opportunity to talk to the committee about the dangers...
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Nutty Voting Helped NPV in Nutmeg State

Tweet Apparently the Connecticut legislature has a habit of bending the rules. For example: changing your vote after the tally has been taken. I thought a card laid was a card played; apparently not in the Nutmeg State. Historically, this practice rarely made the difference in whether a law passed or failed. But it...
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Connecticut update

Tweet There were two NPV/Koza bills introduced this year in the Connecticut General Assembly, HB05016 and HB06437. The latter of these is moving, and an amendment has been offered that would require the consent of Congress before it could take effect. The Connecticut Post calls the NPV/Koza scheme, “the wrong way” to change the...
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