Jackman Blau

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The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC)

In Constitution, Law, Uncategorized on 21 January 2012 at 1:38 am

There have been at least two instances in modern US history where a Presidential candidate lost the election even though more people voted for that candidate (a.k.a winning the “National Popular Vote”)*.  This is possible because only the votes cast by the 538 members of the electoral college determine the outcome of a Presidential race.  Some see this as evidence of a fundamentally flawed, failed, and/or unfair system for electing Presidents.

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