NPVIC

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NPVICNational Popular Vote Interstate Compact (electoral vote agreement)
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Ten states and the District of Columbia have signed onto the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact to award all of their electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote - no matter who won their states.
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, or NPV, takes advantage of the flexibility granted to state legislatures in the Constitution: "Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors." The original intent of this was to allow state legislators to determine how best to represent their state in presidential elections.
The multi-state pact is known as National Popular Vote Interstate Compact and aims to ensure the power of the popular vote as the deciding vote in major elections.
Proposed reforms include the National Popular Vote interstate compact (presidential elections); eliminating the Senate filibuster; and proportional representation using Ranked Choice Voting for House, state, and local elections.
Analysis of recent political developments such as progress on the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, the adoption of Ranked Choice Voting state-wide in Maine, and the 2018 Supreme Court gerrymandering cases add real-world relevance and applicability.
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact attempts to hijack the Electoral College.
Enacting the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact wouldn't just make presidents campaign and govern for the whole country.
Why is The American Conservative running a three-page article praising the program of the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact ["Every State a Swing," March/April 2016], which would certainly result in the election of more Democratic presidents?
It then explains why the best path to reform is for states to join the National Popular Vote interstate compact. As of February 2013, this reform plan has been passed into law in states representing 132 of the 270 electoral votes necessary for it to govern the 2016 election.
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact defends democracy in America by protecting everyone's right to have his or her voice heard and to have that voice count equally.
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