FAST FIVE: Nevada Passes National Popular Vote Bill To Undermine Electoral College
The Nevada Senate on Tuesday approved a National Popular Vote bill, sending the legislation aimed at undermining the electoral college to Democratic Gov.
The compact would take effect after states totaling 270 electoral votes, and with Nevada, the total would reach 195.
-Washington Times The move was widely applauded by leftist groups such as Public Citizen, Common Cause and Indivisible. Clearly unconstitutional.
Our constitution says we're a republic, not a democracy,” said Nevada Assemblyman Jim Wheeler (R) during an April debate.
#NVLeg pic.twitter.com/WqPS92xmx2 – James Settelmeyer (@SettelmeyerNV) April 25, 2019 So far in 2019, Colorado, Delaware and New Mexico have joined the compact, while other Democrat-controlled states are expected to follow. Last week the Maine Senate passed an NPV bill which has been sent to the House, while Oregon's similar legislation has been approved by the Senate. .