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MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews

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)


Connecticut joins push for presidential popular vote

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)

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Letters: Approve Popular-Vote Bill

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. 


President Trump Says He "Would Rather Have the Popular Vote"

Speaking on Fox & Friends Thursday, April 26, President Donald Trump said "I would rather have the popular vote" elect the president. We agree.


Facebook and the Popular Vote

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.


Let the People Pick the President

The New York Times Editorial Board endorses the NPV Compact and explains why an urgent need exists to reform our Presidential selection system.

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The Troubling Reason the Electoral College Exists

TIME Magazine looks at the origins of the Electoral College and discusses the real motivation for its existence: the preservation of slavery.


Surprisingly, Republicans and Conservatives Shouldn't Fear a National Popular Vote

Rachel Alexander explains why a national popular vote for President benefits all Americans and is not a partisan issue that divides the United States.