The pact that Nevada voted to join would not end the Electoral College, but it represents a growing movement of Americans behind the National Popular Vote.
States that pass the National Popular Vote compact pledge to award all of their Electoral College votes to the candidate who wins the national popular vote.
This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute. There’s new momentum around the National Popular Vote movement, where states will award Electoral College votes to elect the president based on ...
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly claimed that “the left in America is demanding that the Electoral College system put into place in 1787 be scrapped” because “the left wants power taken away from the white ...
In the end, more Democrats than Republicans went rogue, underscoring deep divisions within their party. At least four Democratic electors voted for someone other than Clinton, while two Republicans turned their backs on Trump.
Now and then, the Electoral College deals a deathblow to democracy. Under the unfair system set up more than 200 years ago, the state results "trump" the national popular vote.
Donald Trump may have dissed the intelligence community, but ten electors, nine Democratic and one Republican, want to hear more about Trump's relationship with Russia. So does John McCain.
Endorsing the National Popular Vote would be a critical first step toward reshaping our electoral system. Reform from the top will encourage future Presidents, all elected by majority, to address the other distortions to our ...
Building up a circuit of progressive speakers who hone and craft their message directly to voters would force Democrats to match their message to the mood and needs of the people who will become the ...
Stein's Green Party campaign said it will file for emergency relief in the Pennsylvania effort in federal court on Monday, "demanding a statewide recount on constitutional grounds."
Stein plans to announce "the next step" in the presidential recount effort on Monday during a previously scheduled news conference at Trump Tower in New York City.
How to defeat a master of self-promotion like Trump? Start by pointing out that he is the biggest popular vote loser ever to win the Electoral College.
"In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally," Trump tweeted
The vehement rejection of Clinton by modestly educated people in rural areas who flocked to Trump and the apathy of registered voters to turn out also raises deep questions.