Skip to comments.Disposing of the Electoral College or Removing Bulkheads to Sink the Ship
Posted on 08/20/2019 12:11:28 PM PDT by Sean_Anthony
National Popular Vote Interstate Compact
Several blue states are conspiring to circumvent the Electoral College by means of the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact initiative. These states will award all their Electoral votes to the candidate who wins the majority of the so-called popular vote.
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact initiative is a very dangerous project. It attempts to bypass Constitutional protections against some forms of election fraud. In particular, it facilitates propagation of the ill effects of the election fraud in one or more states into other, fraud-free, states. If implemented, it can sink the ship America (figuratively speaking), as the example below explains.
I do not see how these states can possibly do that. This is not constitutional! We do not vote for the president directly, we vote for electors who are pledged to vote for our presidential candidates. This is a federal office, like senators and congressional representatives. This is a federal election just like any other.
I remember Florida in the 2000 Election. Magnify this by the NATIONAL Popular Vote, add same day registration, slow mail for absentee ballots and the wait for the various legal challenges. 2020, under their insanity, may be decided by 2026?
On the one hand, the Constitution says that Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress.” On the other, it says that “No State shall, without the Consent of Congress... enter into any Agreement or Compact with another State.”
So take your choice. This might be one the courts have to resolve.
I think there is more than a fair chance Trump will take the popular vote in 2020. Won’t they feel silly then.
I think there is more than a fair chance Trump will take the popular vote in 2020. Wont they feel silly then.
Even if whoever it is loses as bad as Mondale in 1984, the 'rats will find an excuse to cry foul.
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