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Posted By: JoniTx, 6/10/2019 5:01:19 AM

AT readers don’t need to be introduced to the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, the desperation measure concocted by the Democrats in an effort to make an end run around the Electoral College by pledging states to abide by the popular vote.Fourteen states, along with D.C., have so far passed the compact. One curious provision is that the compact does not go into effect until the number of electoral votes involved reaches 270 – a simple majority which would guarantee a candidate’s victory. The number of electoral votes controlled as of now is 189 – clearly, the promoters have been concentrating on large jurisdictions.The compact has 81 votes to go,

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Marjbaldwin 6/10/2019 5:22:06 AM (No. 94780)
The Democrats' attempt to nullify the Electoral College in plain terms: Cheating Rigging the election Election fraud and this is not all the deviousness they have planned for 2020...
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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog 6/10/2019 8:04:33 AM (No. 94865)
Notice the Dems put no effort into actually amending the Constitution to change the Electoral College. That's way too much work - and dead on arrival.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 6/10/2019 8:45:27 AM (No. 94915)
Any small state that signs onto this compact guarantees that they'll get no visits from presidential candidates, and no consideration from future administrations. The country will be run solely for the benefit of NYC, LA, and Chicago.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: bpl40 6/10/2019 8:55:59 AM (No. 94927)
Any person knowledgeable about Constitutional law will tell you that even if it crosses the magic mark of 270, this all likely to be null and void because it alters the basic provisions of the Constitution without amending it. Besides there are serious issues re. violation of the Fourteenth (equal treatment under the law). Won't lose sleep over it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Taxed2Death 6/10/2019 9:42:45 AM (No. 94971)
The constitution (Article 10, if my memory serves me) requires CONGRESS to approve any compacts between the states, so the effort is unconstitutional on its face. Regarding small states, the idiot legislature (but I repeat myself!) here in the tiny Peoples' Republic of Delaware have already approved the compact. If the compact were in force and our beloved "holy Joe" (sarcasm/on) were the Democrat nominee and Trump won the popular vote, our 3 electoral college votes would be cast for Trump...I wonder how all my good lefty fellow- citizens would like that?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: EQKimball 6/10/2019 6:34:15 PM (No. 95343)
#5. You are correct, but it is Const. Art. I, Sec. 10.
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