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the most votes wins

The electoral college is an antiquated system. But it's more than just inconvenient – it's impeding upon voter representation.

The last two Republican presidents have been elected after losing the popular vote. Trump received only 46% of the vote, and yet, because of the Electoral College structure, he's now president.

It's time to ensure the candidate who received the most votes is actually elected. Wild idea, huh?

We're at a crossroads. Either we continue using the current system for the sake of tradition, or we put in the work to create a more representative electorate.

How? With the National Popular Vote Compact.

Sign the petition to all 50 state governments: Join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact so that in the United States we can finally elect our presidents by national popular vote.

It's a simple concept that could make a world of difference.


Posted on September 19, 2018.

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Jim McGovern represents the 2nd District of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He has earned a national reputation as a tireless advocate for his district and as a champion for food security, human rights, campaign finance reform, social justice and peace.

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