Update on Anti-Electoral College Efforts

The attacks on the Electoral College are continuing!  Most Americans, of course, have no idea that the system is in danger.  News headlines are focused on sequestration, the economy, gun control, and other, similar issues. Meanwhile, your state legislator is deciding whether your state will or will not participate in a plan to abolish America’s […]

Efforts to Ditch the Electoral College: Myths & Facts

Readers of this page know that anti-Electoral College forces have been hard at work in recent days and weeks.  The so-called National Popular Vote effort has seen its legislation filed in several states, including: Arizona, Connecticut, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, and West Virginia. With so many pieces of […]

Rhode Island to Kill Its Voice in Presidential Elections?

Rhode Island’s Senate Committee on Judiciary is considering anti-Electoral College legislation tomorrow.  This so-called National Popular Vote effort has some appealing sound bites, but the reality is that its legislation carries many legal and logistical problems. NPV claims it is making every vote equal.  In the meantime, its legislation will inevitably make everyone more unequal, as I describe in the testimony that I have submitted to the […]

The Electoral College vs. The National Popular Vote Plan (VIDEO)

I just discovered this YouTube video of a debate that I participated in late last year.  Thanks again to the Federalist Society for hosting a panel on this important topic. FROM THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY: The Free Speech & Election Law Practice Group hosted this panel on “The Electoral College vs. The National Popular Vote Plan” on Friday, […]

Connecticut to Consider Anti-Electoral College Move this Monday, Feb 25

Connecticut’s GAE commitee will hold a hearing on anti-Electoral College legislation this Monday, February 25.  The bill under consideration is SB 432, the National Popular Vote bill.  This is not the first time that Connecticut has considered this dangerous piece of legislation.  The GAE committee considered the same measure in 2011.  I was able to […]