Skip to comments.Democratic effort to subvert the Electoral College plows into immovable GOP wall
Posted on 03/28/2019 10:11:06 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
An effort led by Democrats to scrap or bypass the Electoral College and shift presidential elections to contests decided by the national popular vote has almost no chance of succeeding, guaranteeing Democrats will again have to defeat Trump in the Electoral College they lost in 2016 while winning more votes nationally.
The Electoral College places the power to elect presidents in the hands of individual states and is enshrined in the Constitution.
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There’s no such thing as a popular vote!!!
What was the “popular vote” in the first presidential election???
Didn’t legislatures choose the electors very early on?
Now the “popular vote” is all of a sudden the gold standard.
I’m sure some of my info is wrong and Smarter FReepers than I will clear things up. I appreciate it.
And that wall better stay immovable, or the country is gone.
It would truly be a nightmare if California ruled the other 49 states.
I’ve never understood this, unless they plan to bullshit voters into thinking they tried and those evil republicans shot their valiant effort down...
Democrats know they can’t change it, that requires a lot more than a simple majority vote, I think its 2/3 majority because it’s a constitutional change. They insist on trying to make a show of it, knowing it will never happen, the only reason I can think of is to fool voters into thinking they can do it then blame Republicans when it gets shot down. As usual. And the uninformed Democrats at home do seem to think they can do it.
It requires not merely 2/3 votes, it has to be ratified by the States.
It’s dead before it’s proposed.
The popular vote is tyranny. Mob rule. Just hold the vote in N.Y., L.A., and Chicago. Ignore fly over. And every where else.
Worth your time.
According to AOC the world will end before the Constitution can be ratified.
“Democrats will again have to defeat Trump in the Electoral College they lost in 2016 while winning more votes nationally.”
without “vote harvesting” or cheating it’s not a given that Dems will win more votes nationally.
AOC is the biggest idiot that ever made it to congress.
They once said ‘acid rain’ would kill us all too! We should all be lying in our graves well before this day. LOL
“Suppose you were an idiot. Now suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.” — Mark Twain
The Party of Fraud...
“Popular vote” is a leftist term for tyranny.
Over my dead body. And should be over the dead body of every American, but especially to those of us who swore an oath.
The Electoral College is the firewall protecting the country against massive vote fraud.
BUT. If certain people have their dream come true and manage to convene a constitutional congress, guess what the Dems will push through?
And the cancer continues
Imagine 2020 and a slightly different map and those states giving up their vote to go with the majority, find that majority is Trump, contrary to their state voter’s wishes? They’ll feel really smart then. The Electoral College serves a purpose and they are undermining our republic by throwing their votes to the majority without regard to the votes of their state’s residents. Sad and I hope it comes back to bite them.
Delaware just signed *into law* that their electors have to vote for whoever got the most votes nationwide. They have just disenfranchised their own voters.
If the DCC can convince enough states to do this, then they will own the EC, no matter how the states vote.
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