Let’s Not Have Swing States!

One of the concerns coming out of the last Presidential election was the role of swing states. A few states captured the attention of the media and seemed to be the center of the election. All eyes were on these few and the prediction was that however these states voted,…

Looking for a Fair What IF Scenario!

My previous blog generated some comments pointing to the idea that I was being unfair. After all, some claimed, the National Popular Vote (NPV) may include states that currently lean toward Republicans. It’s not fair to select only a slate of Democrat leaning states and then do the comparison I…

What IF NPV Worked in 2012, but Romney Won?

Do you like to play “What IF?” I rather enjoy fiddling with the numbers to see what the consequences might be IF this or that scenario could be played out. I’ve recently been talking with some who really favor the National Popular Vote (NPV) bill. I can understand the allure,…

Contact your Oregon Senator

It’s disappointing to learn that Oregon’s House of Representatives voted in favor of the National Popular Vote bill (HB3077) last week. Now the bill is being considered in the Senate. 38 Representatives voted for the bill. However, I must admit that many of them did not realize there is a…