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Nevada passes National Popular Vote
bill in bid to upend Electoral College

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Posted By: Harlowe, 5/22/2019 12:39:48 AM

The Nevada Senate approved Tuesday a National Popular Vote bill on a party-line vote, sending the legislation aimed at upending the Electoral College to the governor. Assembly Bill 186, which passed the Senate on a 12-8 vote, would bring Nevada into the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, an agreement between participating states to cast their electoral votes for the winner of the popular vote. If signed as expected by Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak, Nevada would become the 16th jurisdiction to join the compact, along with 14 states and the District of Columbia.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Jiobaobubai 5/22/2019 12:49:51 AM (No. 68554)
National suicide.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Safari Man 5/22/2019 12:53:05 AM (No. 68556)
I would love it so much if this backfired, blew up in their face, and cost them an election. Having said that, this will never get past the supreme court. Its unconstitutional disenfranchisement of the state's voters.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: NotaBene 5/22/2019 1:18:20 AM (No. 68563)
A State is self-castrated by the LGBTQXYZ mentality. So sad, and bad for liberty. Nevada, despite their plague of Mormons and Mexicans could have been turned Republican on President Trumps’s coattails.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: watashiyo 5/22/2019 2:12:06 AM (No. 68574)
Re-inventing the Wheels?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2 5/22/2019 2:16:11 AM (No. 68575)
The CA invasion has ruined NV already. Now I see why that putz Romney got elected. I hope they enjoy the big cities determining how the country is run into the ground after each fixed election now. That's right. Fixed elections determined by big city Putin wanabees.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rinktum 5/22/2019 2:52:05 AM (No. 68579)
Democrats don’t care about the Constitution or our founding principles. They only want to win by any means possible. Look what they have already done: Illegals voting, the dead voting, ballot harvesting, paying people to vote, and now they have shown that they will use government agencies to spy on Republican campaigns. In fact, there is nothing that they will not do. Our only recourse is to go to the polls in massive numbers. If you thought 2016 was an important election, you would be right, but it pales in comparison to 2020. We must win in 2020. To surrender power to these anti-American, godless zealots would be the end of this country as we know it.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: The Remnants 5/22/2019 3:49:25 AM (No. 68593)
SOMEONE'S AGENDA (in no particular order and by no means complete) 1) get rid of the electoral college 2) get rid of free and fair elections 3) have open borders 4) have no common language 5) dumb down the college boards 6) good bye academic freedom 7) good bye free speech 8)) good bye the Bill of Rights 9) good bye American Excellence 10) good bye the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave 11) hello socialism or worse Is anyone listening?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: KatieJo 5/22/2019 3:54:38 AM (No. 68596)
I had no idea this was underway, this is shocking! If successful, the democrats will win everything of consequence. There will NEVER be another republican president. The manufactured votes will rule the day.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: franq 5/22/2019 4:59:13 AM (No. 68611)
A very bad omen. The next presidential election is going to be a fiasco.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: janjan 5/22/2019 5:25:31 AM (No. 68623)
This is headed to the Supreme Court. It is a blatant violation of the Constitution.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna 5/22/2019 5:28:00 AM (No. 68625)
It is states like Nehvaahhda which will suffer MOST from the destruction of the electoral college and for who's interests it was designed to protect. "I drove all the way to Reno on the wrong side of the road." ---Tom Waits (Poet Lauriat of skid row)
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Reply 12 - Posted by: udanja99 5/22/2019 6:13:27 AM (No. 68648)
#5, Romney was elected in Utah, not Nevada.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: tom7 5/22/2019 6:55:39 AM (No. 68674)
This is another testimony to the insanity of the demented Dems - disenfranchising themselves. This would be hilarious if it wasn't so creepy.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: bpl40 5/22/2019 7:08:03 AM (No. 68683)
This will (a) nullify and disenfranchise the votes cast by the voters of the state and (b) have the effect of bypassing the Constitution without amending it. In the final analysis the SCOTUS will disallow it.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: walkingladyliberty 5/22/2019 7:15:41 AM (No. 68691)
Caption Obvious here...doesn’t this go directly against the foundation of our nation?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: jacksin5 5/22/2019 7:19:59 AM (No. 68692)
The States have no jurisdiction over Federal elections. Even given that, it will take a decision by Scotus to straighten it out. If the Left really wants to re-write the Constitution, call for a Convention of the States to try to amend it, not these silly show votes.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: BaldGuy 5/22/2019 7:30:35 AM (No. 68697)
What if Trump wins the popular vote by a HUUUGE margin??
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Marjbaldwin 5/22/2019 7:31:16 AM (No. 68698)
Anyone else getting the creepy feeling that this is just part of the Dims Election Fraud 2020 scheme? Negating the Electoral College, in tandem with....? They are not above any dirty trick, or any crime. Allowing them to steal another national election is not an option anymore.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Jeninmo 5/22/2019 7:32:33 AM (No. 68700)
Aren't the states who are passing these ridiculous laws LIBERAL, anyway? Their electoral votes go to the Dems, regardless. But WHAT if the popular vote goes towards a REPUBLICAN? Then their bill ends up helping the REPUBLICAN...…….. and their sneaky tactics backfire.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Lawsy0 5/22/2019 7:44:35 AM (No. 68708)
Nevada; born and raised by the mafia. Constitutional hatcheteers.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Nevadadad46 5/22/2019 7:44:59 AM (No. 68709)
Well, that ends my voting days. There is no longer a reason for me to vote. My State will just sit back and toss in our little EC delegates to anyone who is popular in California and New York. Hmmm. And if the President is successful in achieving popularity in either of those two states YaY! I win without putting out any effort to stand in lines. Instead of being a participant in our national elections, I'll just get to be an observer. And why should the Presidential candidates come here now? What is the point of it? They will all just head for New York, California, Texas and Florida. The rest of the country can just go to Hell.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: gone2pot 5/22/2019 7:50:44 AM (No. 68714)
This is both diabolical and easy. Marxists are going to change the Constitution sans convention and get away with it. Also, there is no longer the need to perform the logistics feat of moving illegal aliens to critical purple and red districts all over the country to win an electoral college. All you need to do is register say, three million more illegal aliens in California than registered Republicans in the nation and the presidency is won (Rio Lindans, I realize you only need one extra popular vote. I used three million and California for a reason). Plus, things like a national referendum that would imprison anyone for whatever is defined as "hate speech" will become law if a "popular" president can be elected. How proud Facebook and Twitter would be. If the Constitution can be changed by a minority of states, using unconstitutional means (and that is exactly what federal election popular vote means), the sky is the limit and full frontal Venezuela will take weeks, not years. Plus, the nine men in black will become irrelevant just like the House and Senate has become by non-citizen voters convinced by Alinsky Marxists that doing their "anything for free s***" pretzel dance will save them. National suicide indeed.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: ilovedogs 5/22/2019 8:09:37 AM (No. 68726)
#3 I'm Mormon and did not vote for Harry Reid or Romney. Don't slam all of us.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Axeman 5/22/2019 8:24:25 AM (No. 68734)
The states passing these laws wrote them so they don't go into effect until a majority number of delegates has been reached. So they can not be challenged until they are in effect. This will have to be timed in such a way that a Court takeover will push it through. There is slim odds of this happening but once it does it will be irreversible.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: raspberry 5/22/2019 8:39:30 AM (No. 68746)
#3 Most Mormons are Republican, thankfully, and not a plague in Nevada. They settled the state. And Romney was elected in Utah by California refugees..
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Reply 26 - Posted by: fayebeck 5/22/2019 8:44:23 AM (No. 68748)
#2 you really believe this will not get past the Supreme Court? One or two of these three will vote for it. Roberts, Kavanaugh or Gorsuch giving it the go ahead. It's called more "winning".
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Reply 27 - Posted by: watlines 5/22/2019 8:54:41 AM (No. 68754)
At some point, our frustration with the Democrats and media will become intolerable and must be addressed. Will it be November 3rd or 4th, 2020? Then what? Have a plan. Be ready.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: coldoc 5/22/2019 9:48:38 AM (No. 82053)
The people represented the best under the electoral college are those in the least populated states. People in said states would have to be a special breed of moron to vote for this.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Fat Elvis 5/22/2019 9:50:40 AM (No. 82055)
As a recent former Nevadan, I was one of the refugees from California who wanted to escape the low wages, high rent, high taxes, gun grabbing BS of California. I grew up there, and I love the state. But I left as a CONSERVATIVE. The same refugees who have run away from Cali, unfortunately brought their liberal politics with them. Nevada actually went for Hillary Clinton, which I thought was unbelievable. I just chalked it up to voter fraud, since Nevada has defied federal law by becoming a sanctuary state. But whatever. This is further bad news from Nevada, but this compact won't survive constitutional muster when the suit goes to the Supreme Court. And I guarantee Nevada will have a state income tax within a couple of years now that the democrats are in charge. I'm feeling better about moving on.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: JediJerry 5/22/2019 10:15:19 AM (No. 82070)
As Mark Levin reminds us we are living in a post Constitutional age right now, and things are changing and this country is self destructing from enemies within that think they know a better way than our founding fathers. This will not turn out well. Mob rule is coming soon to an election near you.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 5/22/2019 10:18:39 AM (No. 82073)
These people don't govern. They rule, and they don't care what we think. That's why we get garbage legislation like this.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Starboard_side 5/22/2019 11:04:21 AM (No. 82110)
It would be funny if they found out there were literally millions of voters who didn't vote simply because they didn't think it mattered in deep blue states, but then came out and voted knowing it mattered, and suddenly this backfired on them. And, how many that have been prompted to vote by the Democrats, see it not as urgent.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: kono 5/22/2019 11:27:48 AM (No. 82122)
As one of the smaller-population states Nevada stands to lose big if the EC is eliminated. If any Nevadans are even considering the EC's origins and the motives of the Great Compromise, they must be expecting that today MONEY will override population as the characteristic determining whether candidates will bypass campaigning in a state or not.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: seesfarwoman 5/22/2019 12:03:48 PM (No. 82141)
Not sure that the Supremes would do anything about this. Would it not create a constitutional crisis if the Court ruled these revolutionary laws unconstitutional after an election? What would the remedy be? Would the remedy be to declare the loser Republican the winner and somehow get the Democrat to move out of the White House? Change all leadership positions in Congress? I do not see a satisfactory outcome to any of this. Indeed, it seems very dangerous.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 5/22/2019 1:25:00 PM (No. 82160)
So if you're fine with letting California and New York determine your choice for POTUS, why stop there? Just do away with all elections. And then the governors of those states can just notify you who your congressmen, senators, governor, and mayors are. Just think of all the time and money you can save by not having elections.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: ussjimmycarter 5/22/2019 1:38:30 PM (No. 82165)
The Mormon Church is being unveiled as an evil cult! Utah is proof! Let's kick them out of the US and be done with it. Mitt Romney can run their country! We will implement no-fly zones and security border gates on all roads. Then we will build a big fence! Import tax of 50%! Export Tax of 100%! Target the country with some heavy duty "ordinance" and forget about them.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: seesfarwoman 5/22/2019 2:21:16 PM (No. 82174)
BTW, the last Republican Presidential candidate to win the popular vote was George W. Bush in 2000.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: bobn.t 5/22/2019 4:19:53 PM (No. 82219)
Here in Colorado, our now despicable married-homosexual governor and his leftist cabal from Boulder and northern Colorado have done the same thing as Nevada. You can bet that Soros is behind this. This country is headed for civil war or political assassinations. This idiocy must stop.
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