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Popular Vote Compact Adds New Mexico, Now Has 189 Electoral Votes

New Mexico’s Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Wednesday officially joining a group of states who have agreed to elect the next president by popular vote. By formally adding HB55 to the Governor’s list of signed legislation, Grisham confirmed that New Mexico is the 14th state the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC). The measure passed through both chambers of ...

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If Your Vote Falls in a Rural Area and the Electoral College Isn’t Around to Count It, Does It Really Make a Sound?

Due to the electoral college, Donald Trump gained the presidency despite Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote. This brought on an onslaught of angry Democrats declaring unjustness against the electoral voting system and caused an increase in promoting the popular vote to decide the presidency. Democrats are leading the charge to replace the electoral college process. Their main premise is ...

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Presidential Historian Doug Wead Explains Why The Founders Set Up The Electoral College

Presidential historian Doug Wead explained why the founding fathers created the electoral college during a Friday interview with “Fox & Friends.” “Balance. Checks and balance and to give everybody a vote,” he said. “We could have the mainstream media and Hollywood and silicone valley all just go to a ballroom at the Ritz Carlton in Santa Barbara, California, lock the ...

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Election Expert Says Electoral College Had Nothing To Do With Slavery

Attorney and election expert Tara Ross said the electoral college has nothing to do with slavery during an interview with “Fox & Friends” Wednesday. “You hear today that it’s just about slavery and the southern slave-owning states wanted to have an electoral college. Nothing could be further from the truth,” she said. “If you look at the discussions, it was ...

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Electoral College Was ‘Conceived In Sin’ And Meant To Keep Black People Down, Says Steve Cohen

Democratic Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee said the electoral college was “conceived in sin” and claimed it was invented to keep black people down. “This is all conceived in sin and perpetuating slavery on the American people and on the African-American people, directly,” Cohen said on “CNN Right Now” Tuesday. “We need to give the people who understand from town ...

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Colorado Set To Become 12th State Moving To Kill Electoral College

Democratic Colorado Gov. Jared Polis’s signature is all that remains to include Colorado among the ranks of states prepared to abandon the Electoral College system in favor of nationwide popular voting for the next presidential election. Colorado would bring the number of states who have joined the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC) to 12, plus the District of Columbia. ...

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This Possible 2020 Democrat Wants To Do Away With The Electoral College

Possible 2020 Democratic presidential contender Eric Holder said he supports a plan to create “real democracy” by doing away with the Electoral College’s process on Twitter Tuesday. “A good reform measure to support,” Holder wrote on Twitter Tuesday. “Change the Electoral College by having a state’s electoral votes go to the national popular vote winner — not the person who won ...

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Democrats spent their first day as majority by doing useless stuff

Nancy Pelosi got her gavel back, Democrats became the majority party in the U.S. House of Representatives and all they did with it was pass doomed funding measures and introduce two equally worthless amendments to the U.S. Constitution. First, the House passed a budget package that would fund several government agencies through the end of fiscal year 2019 and fund ...

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Juan Williams has no idea how Congress or presidential elections work

Fox News co-host, on-air contributor and political pundit Juan Williams wrote an entire article to tell America that the Senate does not accurately represent America, Trump didn’t really win, and that we should be governed by political polling … or something. Mr. Williams, that’s not how it works, that’s not how any of this works. Williams starts out quoting another ...

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California Would Lose Four Electoral Votes If Only Citizens Are Counted In The Census

  by Evie Fordham The state of California would lose four seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, and therefore four votes in the electoral college, if only citizens were counted in the decennial national census. The report comes days after a lawsuit that argues against including a citizenship question in the national census received the green light to go to trial ...

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Bitter Sore Loser Hillary Clinton Calls for Abolishing of Electoral College

Defeated Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton continues to make the stops on her national grievance tour to fulminate against the cruel system that snuffed out her hopes of making history as the country’s first female POTUS. Mrs. Clinton’s sense of entitlement was forever shattered in the wee hours of November 9th when she smacked right into that glass ceiling like ...

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Defining equality in the American political system

The aftermath of the 2016 election is a tale of two separate and competing definitions of equality. To those lobbying for the abolition of the electoral college, egalitarianism is expressed directly through the popular vote, which embodies the will of the simple majority—the only gauge necessary for determining what is “fair.” To those who remain staunchly behind the electoral college, ...

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