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Making Every Vote Count board member James Glassman speaks with Chris Matthews about the national popular vote , explaining how the current system excludes millions of Americans from the process of selecting their president and how a popular vote would ensure everyone's vote counts. (May 25, 2018)
Washington (CNN) -- Connecticut is joining a national drive to effectively elect the president by popular vote. The state's legislature passed a bill, pledged to be signed into law by Gov. Dan Malloy, that would bring the state into an arrangement in which states would deliver their electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote, regardless of the state's results. (May 7, 2018)
Making Every Vote Count board member James Glassman in The Hartford Courant on why Connecticut and the nation would be better off if the state joins a compact of states to ensure the national popular vote winner becomes president.
Speaking on Fox & Friends Thursday, April 26, President Donald Trump said "I would rather have the popular vote" elect the president. We agree.
Reed Hundt, Chairman and CEO of Making Every Vote Count, argues that not having a National Popular Vote to elect the president gives Facebook and other ad-based tech companies too much power to manipulate democracy and points to the need for regulation.
Rachel Alexander explains why a national popular vote for President benefits all Americans and is not a partisan issue that divides the United States.