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2020: Who the H*** Won?

2020: Who the H*** Won?

by Phil Erwin It’s the 22nd of November. A full 20 days since we had an election. Twenty days. A shade shy of three weeks. Who the Hell won??? Don’tcha wish you knew? (If you’re a Democrat, you undoubtedly think you already do know. But… Not so fast! As I wrote earlier – the Fat […]

Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds ‘Faithless Elector’ Laws

Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds ‘Faithless Elector’ Laws

BY MATTHEW VADUM The Supreme Court has unanimously affirmed the constitutionality of “faithless elector” laws that allow states to fine or remove Electoral College members who fail to vote for the presidential candidate they were pledged to support. While some states have laws that punish such electors for not voting for the candidate to which they pledged support, […]

17 Reasons Why the National Popular Vote Initiative Is Likely to Fail

17 Reasons Why the National Popular Vote Initiative Is Likely to Fail

By William Josephson  Jerry H. Goldfeder, in his December 17, 2018 letter, says it would be “a creative measure to have the winner of the popular vote actually be elected president.” National Popular Vote envisages a compact, an agreement, among the states to cast their elector ballots for the national popular vote winner, regardless of how the […]