Why The States Matter: By-Passing The Constitution On Electing A President

“And now, have the electors go with the national popular vote, even if the people within the state vote for someone else? Why bother with states, which of course is the next step.”

I’m not a conspiracy theory kind of guy. My experience has shown me that they will do it right in front of you. And they are…

The Conservative Citizen

Dick Morris

This time, the sky really is close to falling

For some time, there have been rumors and tidbits about the attempt by George Soros to find a way around the Electoral College.  In NewsMax today, Dick Morris outlines how Soros intends to accomplish this:

The plan involves an Interstate Compact where states would commit to select electors pledged to vote for the national popular vote winner regardless of how their own state voted. When enough states pass this law — sufficient to cast the Electoral College’s majority 270 votes —  it will take effect.

The Electoral College will become a vestigial anachronism.

So far, nine states and the District of Columbia — casting 136 electoral votes — have joined moving half way to the 270 needed to put the compact into effect. The ratifying states are: Maryland, New Jersey, Illinois, Hawaii, Washington, Massachusetts, DC, Vermont, California, and Rhode Island. 


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