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It's Time We Graduated from the Electoral College

The 2016 US Presidential Election is now a few months behind us, and the hecticity level, to borrow a phrase from my dad, has all but dropped to zero. 1,668 more words

Electoral College

Hillary’s Electoral Defeat

Yes, Hillary won the popular vote.  But like others before her, she lost the election based on the Electoral System.  It is important for our citizens to remember that our federal government was designed to serve two groups of constituents – the People and the State legislatures.   506 more words

Congressional District

Why we Need The Electoral College

Ever since the Electoral College fulfilled their duty in December there have been calls from sore loser Democrats to abolish it and pathetic arguments based on selective reasoning, like the… 2,476 more words

Politics

Former Sen. Feingold launches new political advocacy group

MADISON — Former Democratic Sen. Russ Feingold launched a new nonprofit political advocacy group Wednesday focused on voters’ rights, campaign finance reform, protecting the independence of the U.S. 283 more words

Politics

Is it Time?

Why modifying the current Electoral College system makes sense.

There’s been a lot of discussion in recent years about the elimination of the Electoral College in favor of a direct popular vote in presidential elections. 1,471 more words

Constitution

 Bill would award electoral votes to national popular winner

Oregon House revives measure rejected by state Senate three other times in last 10 years.

Among the proposed laws before the Oregon Legislature this session, Rep. 48 more words

Oregon Legislature

Murmurs: Oregon Legislature Weighs Electoral College Reform

Oregon Legislature Weighs Electoral College Reform

A bill that would add Oregon to a national movement to reform the nation’s presidential elections had its first hearing March 14 in the state Legislature. 10 more words

Oregon Legislature