A national popular vote would provide candidates an incentive to advertise in local TV markets nationwide.
One-third of Americans would agree to forfeit their voting rights for a pay raise of 10%. How can you blame them when the vast majority of votes cast for president do not matter?
If we selected the president based upon the winner of the most votes nationally, no voter would be ignored and every vote would matter.
Both parties might be pleasantly surprised to learn that they have more to gain from courting every voter during presidential elections in not only Michigan, solidly blue until 2016, but also Mississippi, safely red in the current system.
94 percent of Americans responded that they supported background checks for all gun buyers. How would they feel about guns that can avoid them entirely?
A state could not deny its citizens the right to speak to everyone in the country and to assemble with other states’ citizens. It should not deny its citizens the right to have all their votes tallied with the votes of others.
The Constitution does not permits states to deny citizens the right to vote directly or indirectly for President.