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NPV bill loses cosponsors

NPV bill loses cosponsors

Tweet Last week was a lousy one for California-based National Popular Vote. After hiring six lobbyists and spending $80,000 lobbying in Madison, Wisconsin, they got Assembly Elections Committee Chairman Jeff Smith to schedule the bill for a hearing with less than two day’s public notice. And NPV’s lobbyists had convinced three Republicans to join...
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State Court accepts federal overreach

State Court accepts federal overreach

Tweet In America, even those who trample on the Constitution must pretend to revere it, at least in politics. And so as the national government has been gradually–or dramatically–expanded over the last century, politicians and judges have scrupulously crafted alibis to explain why, golly, it turns out gigantic top-down government really was part of...
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Citizens challenge NPV in Washington

Tweet Referendum 70 (PDF) will give citizens the chance to vote on whether NPV should actually become law in Washington State if the measure gains enough signatures to make it on this November’s ballot. Download the Referendum 70 petition (PDF) here.
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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 State

Tweet There were four NPV/Koza bills introduced in Washington State in 2009. SB5599 passed both houses and was delivered to the Governor on April 21.
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