Posts Tagged ‘ National Popular Vote ’

Electing the President: A Debate

Tweet The San Diego Union-Tribune recently hosted a debate about the Electoral College.  The debate can be found here.
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NPV/Koza Supporters Outnumbered in Nevada

Tweet This San Francisco Chronicle article does not tell the full story of today’s hearing in Nevada’s Senate Legislative Operations and Elections Committee. Koza/NPV supporters were completely outnumbered. Only two people testified in favor of the Koza scheme during the hearing. Five people testified against the scheme—more would have testified in opposition to AB...
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Washington State

Tweet On the afternoon of Tuesday, April 28, Gov. Christine Gregoire signed SB 5599, making Washington the fifth state to join the National Popular Vote scheme. On the heels of that decision, David John Anderson filed a referendum, attempting to put the decision into the hands of the voters. The issue has gained attention...
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Washington enacts NPV

Tweet To the dismay of natives and neighbors, on Tuesday afternoon the state of Washington headed over the proverbial bridge, following Maryland, New Jersey, Hawaii, and Illinois into the Koza abyss. After barely making it out of the Senate before the cuttoff on March 12, SB 5599, “Approving the entry of Washington into the...
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Former FEC Chairman Evaluates NPV

Tweet It is several months old, but a recent paper by Bradley A. Smith, former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission, is well worth reading: Vanity of Vanities: National Popular Vote and the Electoral College. Smith reviews “Every Vote Equal: A State-Based Plan for Electing the President by National Popular Vote,” the 600-page treatise...
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Colorado update

Tweet HB09-1299, Colorado’s NPV/Koza bill, has also passed the House and is awaiting action on the Senate floor.
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Oregon

Tweet NPV/Koza legislation is moving in Oregon as well. House Bill 2588 passed their house on March 12 and has been referred to their Senate Rules Committee.
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Colorado: if NPV wins, we lose

Tweet As Colorado prepares to debate the Koza scheme, I wrote the following editorial.  It appeared in the April 20th edition of the Denver Daily News and is available on the Independence Institute Web site. If National Popular Vote wins, we lose By Amy Oliver This week the Colorado Senate will debate the relevance...
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Welcome

Tweet This website offers information about the serious flaws of so-called “National Popular Vote” legislation and the benefits of our current Electoral College system. Welcome!
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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.