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 ...Read More »
Delaware became the 13th state Thursday to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC), a group of states whose objective is to elect the next U.S. President by popular vote. Delaware Gov. John Carney signed SB22 into law, as reported by the Associated Press, making Delaware the 14th jurisdiction — 13 states plus the District of Columbia — enacting ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Colorado Democratic Gov. Jared Polis signed the “National Popular Vote Act” into law Friday in an effort to elect the next U.S. president by popular vote. This makes Colorado the 13th jurisdiction (12 states, plus the District of Columbia) enacting similar legislation to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC). The law, having made its way through both legislative chambers without ...Read More »
After the 2016 presidential election, a new Rasmussen Reports national survey found that 55% of likely U.S. voters favor eliminating the Electoral College so that whoever wins a majority of the popular vote wins the election – without understanding how much of an awful idea that actually is. Interestingly given the election results, 58% of Republicans, heading into Tuesday night, ...Read More »
Every time we have a presidential election, people come out of the wood work to complain about how “unfair” the electoral college is. These critics insist that we need a national popular vote because it’s more democratic. But would a national popular vote be a threat to your freedom? And how close is to actually happening? Want to know when ...Read More »