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Voting & Elections 12.14.2020

Electoral College Follows the Will of The American People 

Today, the voice of the American people was heard above the cacophony of lies and disinformation and through the flurry of meritless lawsuits filed around the country seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. The Electoral College did its job and cast its ballots to reflect the will of the American people. As required by federal law, presidential electors in all 50 states and the District of Columbia cast their votes for President-elect Biden, who earned 306 Electoral College votes, and Donald Trump, who earned 232 Electoral College votes. With the vote of Michigan’s electors this afternoon, all of the states that were subjected to baseless lawsuits in recent weeks have now had their electoral votes cast to reflect the will of the voters in those states.

Voting & Elections 11.18.2020

Palm Beach Post/Inside Sources (Op-Ed): Ballot initiatives strengthen our democracy

Democracy is not a state or frame of mind, it is an act guaranteed only by us — the voters. Despite the coronavirus pandemic and the deliberate barriers set to silence the voices of Black people, new Americans and people just struggling to make ends meet, voters turned out in record numbers. We showed up to pick new leaders and pass political reform ballot measures that will shift power to the people and away from politicians. In this act, we — the voters — showed what a democracy that is based on fairness, justice and equality could look like.

Voting & Elections 06.26.2019

Is “one person, one vote” really controversial? The case for the National Popular Vote

The flaws in the Electoral College are increasingly clear—but the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact may hold a new answer to the outdated system. With 15 states and Washington DC signed onto the plan, that answer may be closer than ever.

Voting & Elections 12.19.2016

As Electors Meet, It's Time to Fix the Electoral College

With today's vote electing Donald Trump, two of our last three Presidents will have been chosen by a minority of voters.

Voting & Elections 11.10.2016

A challenging moment

Our new political reality shows that the work we do -- together -- to preserve and strengthen our democracy is more vital than ever.

Voting & Elections 01.30.2014

Massachusetts Gov. Patrick Signs Legislation to Reform Electoral College and Establish a National Popular Vote for President

Massachusetts Gov. Patrick Signs Legislation to Reform Electoral College and Establish a National Popular Vote for President

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