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Tag Archives: electoral college
Our drive to elect Presidents by popular vote continues with an op-ed written by Elaine Wiant (president, League of Women Voters of Texas) and myself. In it, we explain how the Electoral College makes most Americans’ votes less relevant in … Continue reading
We have some good news! Rep. Ina Minjarez (D-San Antonio) has submitted a bill for Texas to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. The bill number is HB 496. Please email, call, or write to your state rep to … Continue reading
We’re working hard to get Texas to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC), and wanted to give you a quick update. Over the past few weeks, we’ve met with ten Representatives and Senators at the state capitol, and … Continue reading
At our November 13 board meeting, the Common Ground for Texans board of directors voted to advocate for the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC), a state-level statutory measure to make sure that the presidency goes to the candidate with … Continue reading
On Saturday, September 12, we held a meeting on the subject of the Electoral College — how it works, its history, and what to do about it. I was honored to be part of a panel that also included Professor … Continue reading
We hereby announce a new Common Ground for Texans white paper on electoral college reform. “Options for Electoral College Reform” examines, in as brief a form as possible, the main arguments in favor of and against our complicated system of … Continue reading