Salon: Why doesn’t anyone know we’re incredibly close to replacing the Electoral College with the popular vote?

“It’s been six months since the divisive 2016 election, and America’s ritualistic, obligatory bitching about the Electoral College is already fading in the face of nascent policy battles.

That’s the cycle: Every four years we rend our garments only to have off-season outcries over new executive orders or legislation distract us before we can achieve any kind of major structural changes. By the time another general election rolls around, we’re back where we were — watching John King baffle CNN viewers with his fancy maps….”

Finish reading Maegan Carberry’s article here.  While you’re thinking, learn about the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact on National Popular Vote‘s website.


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