Al Gore Joins Call for a National Popular Vote

By: Friday August 31, 2012 1:18 pm

Former Vice President Al Gore has very publicly joined the call for the United States to eliminate the Electoral College and instead have our President directly elected by a national popular vote like a sane democracy. From the Huffington Post: In a discussion during Current TV’s coverage of the Republican National Convention, Gore and his [...]

Vermont Will Become Seventh State to Adopt National Popular Vote

By: Wednesday April 20, 2011 6:54 pm

Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin is set to sign on Friday a law making Vermont the seventh state to join the National Popular Vote compact. Although most states give their electoral college votes to the presidential candidate that wins the most votes in the state, they are technically free to assign those votes based on whatever [...]