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How the National Popular Vote Bill Would Redistribute Power

If the popular vote determined election results, President Bush and President Trump wouldn't have won. 😲 Meet the man behind the popular vote legislation that's already been enacted in 14 states. 🗳️

Dr. John Koza Is Preaching the Gospel of the Popular Vote

The U.S. Electoral College politics dates back to the 1787 Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, where a body of electors was formed. This group would have the definitive say on the country’s governance. Each presidential election, candidates’ campaign in a state-by-state race, not only to win the maximum number of votes, but also to win their respective electoral votes. The number of electors varies by state: Alabama, for example, has nine; Florida has 29; Massachusetts has 11; Vermont has three. The power to determine the president of the United States is ultimately reserved for the 538 electors, as candidates race to win at least 270 electoral votes in the general election.

Most states award electoral votes on a winner-takes-all basis, meaning that the candidate to win the most votes in a given state will take all of that state’s electoral votes, as well. Nebraska and Maine are the only two states that do not follow the winner-takes-all rule. Electoral votes are instead allocated proportionally.

In the 2016 race, Trump won in many of the Southern states and across parts of the Midwest, awarding him 304 electoral votes, compared to Hillary Clinton’s 227, winning him the election. Despite Trump’s Electoral College victory, Clinton won nearly 3 million more nationwide votes than Trump.

Two of the last three U.S. presidents have lost the popular vote. Dr. John Koza thinks the country is overdue for new solutions. Koza’s new bill would give each state’s electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote. 14 states and Washington, D.C. have enacted the National Popular Vote bill. Several more states are considering it. In May 2019, the bill was vetoed by governor of Nevada Steve Sisolak.

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06/03/2019 9:34 PM
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337 comments

  • Bechir B.
    06/03/2019 21:35

    Hhhhhj

  • Randy H.
    06/03/2019 21:44

    If we elected the US President via the popular vote in 2000 Gore would have won. This would not have prevented 9/11 and probably would not have stopped an invasion of Afghanistan (which was arguably justified). However Gore would have never invaded Iraq. With no Iraq War the Middle East would not have been destabilized and you would not have had the massive flow of refugees from Syria and other nations. Without the mass immigration of refugees we would not have to put up with all these populist nut jobs. That series of events is more than enough evidence to get rid of the idiotic electoral college.

  • Alex E.
    06/03/2019 21:57

    We need electoral college. We don’t want LA or New York deciding for the rest of the country. Look how democrats ruin their own cities

  • Randy C.
    06/03/2019 22:02

    So some liberal is supposed to make me change my mind. Stop illegals from voting. Then I still want the electoral collage.

  • Charles S.
    06/03/2019 22:23

    That’s the reason all these dam illegal people are pouring in .

  • Mary C.
    06/03/2019 23:01

    Yes do away with the affirmative action for the republicans!!!! Because that is all the electoral college is!!!

  • Pamela R.
    06/03/2019 23:51

    Yes! Do away with the electorial college!

  • Korey C.
    06/03/2019 23:55

    Liberals: cant win? Just change the rules.

  • Herman G.
    06/03/2019 23:56

    it's a good thing we have electoral collage otherwise we would be ruled by a bunch of IDIOTS

  • John G.
    06/03/2019 23:56

    Electoral college gives states more of a chance. The system works

  • Dominic W.
    06/03/2019 23:59

    Lol and if illegal immigrants and dead people didn't vote that would change . Lol

  • Mary M.
    06/04/2019 00:01

    He must be a Democrat. What A jerk

  • Scott A.
    06/04/2019 00:01

    this is funny. the guy in the video really looks like he believes what hes saying. "the person we wanted to win didn't so lets change the rules...." libs sure do drink a lot of the koolaide.

  • Mike O.
    06/04/2019 00:04

    How about running a candidate that appeals most to a wider array of interests? That's the point of having the electoral college.

  • Beth W.
    06/04/2019 00:07

    What BS. California and the eastern seaboard would elect the president. The middle states would be voiceless. Total idiocy!!!!

  • Peter C.
    06/04/2019 00:55

    That’s why the electoral college exists morons!!

  • Bruce F.
    06/04/2019 01:11

    It is strange how some broads n' blokes like this come out with the recommendation of new rules, just because they didn't want Donald Trump to win. I don't know if America would still exist if war loving/Russian hating Hillary Clinton won instead.

  • Derek E.
    06/04/2019 01:29

    That's the point.

  • Charles M.
    06/04/2019 02:13

    The Illuminati chooses who's going to be selected

  • Dorothy R.
    06/04/2019 02:26

    you want to change the long established rules so you can cheat?