Vermont (3)

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

NPV status: introduced 2007-failed; passed House and Senate 2008-governor vetoed; passed Senate 2009-failed. Introduced 2012-failed HB103

Vermont Legislators Vote Against the Electoral College

Tweet Vermont is one gubernatorial signature away from joining an effort to ditch the Electoral College. The Vermont legislature gave final approval to the National Popular Vote plan last week. (More details regarding the mechanics of the legislation can be found here.) As a legislator, Governor Shumlin once sponsored the bill, so he is...
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Will Vermont make itself irrelevant with NPV?

Will Vermont make itself irrelevant with NPV?

Tweet Few states stand to lose more under National Popular Vote than Vermont. As both a low population and low population density state, Vermont is the classic “small” state. The Electoral College gives Vermont a political boost. The National Popular Vote plan, on the other hand, would pull the political rug out from under...
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Hitting the road

Hitting the road

Tweet Last year, in addition to our educational activities in Washington State, Save Our States visited Nevada and was assisted allies in Oregon and Colorado as well. While NPV was signed into law in Washington, it stalled in the other three states as legislators began asking questions and constituents made their voices heard. So...
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Why Save our States?

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.

Some 'reformers' want to unravel our system of states. The Freedom Foundation’s Save Our States Project is dedicated to preserving these structures for the sake of liberty. Find out more and join us.