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Bell Ringer: National Popular Vote and Presidential Elections

John Koza on the National Popular Vote

National Popular Vote’s John Koza discussed his group’s effort to have states award all of their electoral votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the overall popular vote.

Description

National Popular Vote’s John Koza discussed his group’s effort to have states award all of their electoral votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the overall popular vote.

Bell Ringer Assignment

  • According to Mr. Koza, how would a National Popular Vote system change the process of campaigning during a presidential election?
  • Why does Kyle Sammin from The Federalist web site suggest proponents of a National Popular Vote are using "legislative sleight of hand?" Summarize Mr. Koza's defense of the National Popular Vote system.

Additional Resource

Participants

    Vocabulary

    • Battleground States
    • Constitutional Amendment
    • Elections
    • Electoral College
    • Plenary
    • Popular Vote
    • President

    Topics

    Campaigns & Elections

    Grades

    High SchoolUniversity