Election of the President by Popular Vote
The news conference was held at the National Press Club.
Participants spoke to reporters about a proposal to change election laws in several states in order to ensure that the outcome of… read more
Participants spoke to reporters about a proposal to change election laws in several states in order to ensure that the outcome of presidential elections reflected the popular vote. They talked about the various ways in which the Electoral College seemed outdated, could be used to circumvent the popular will of the people, and did not impose any national standard for choosing electors. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.
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John B. Anderson Chair Center for Voting and Democracy->Board of Directors
Birch Bayh U.S. Senator (Former) [D] Indiana
John Buchanan Member National Popular Vote
Kirk Clay Director Common Cause->Voting and Electoral Reform Program
Barry Fadem President National Popular Vote
Chellie Pingree President and CEO Common Cause
- Robert Richie Executive Director Center for Voting and Democracy
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