Category Archives: Electoral College

Bill Seeks for Georgia to Join National Popular Vote Compact for Presidential Elections

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(APN) ATLANTA — HB 929, a bill co-sponsored by State Reps. Earl Ehrhart (R-Powder Springs), Stacey Abrams (D-Atlanta), and others, would change Georgia‚Äôs allocation of Electoral College votes, in concert with several other U.S. states, to effect a national popular vote for the President of the United States.   Currently, per the federal Constitution, U.S. Presidents are elected not by […]

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(IPS) Plan for Popular Presidential Vote Quietly Advances

This article first appeared on the Inter-Press Service website at: http://ipsnews.net/news.asp?idnews=106564. ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan 26, 2012 (IPS) – Unlike many of the younger democracies around the world, the United States still does not elect its president by popular vote. Indeed, a majority of U.S. citizens elected Al Gore to be president in 2000, but because the U.S. elects its presidents […]

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