Oregon set to join 'compact' of states that would award electors to winner of national popular vote

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(Worthy News) - Oregon is on the way to joining a group of states looking to overhaul the Electoral College system.

In a 17-12 vote, the Oregon Senate passed a bill that would award Oregon’s seven electoral votes to the winner of the U.S. popular vote instead of the candidate who won the state. It now goes to the state House, which has passed it several times already, and then head to Gov. Kate Brown, who says she supports it.

If approved, Oregon would join 14 other states and the District of Columbia in the National Popular Vote Compact, an agreement to allocate participating states' electors to whoever wins the popular vote for the presidency. To be effective, the compact would need to have enough states to comprise 270 electoral votes. Should Oregon join, it would bring the count to 196 total votes. [ Source: Washington Examiner (Read More...) ]

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7 thoughts on “Oregon set to join 'compact' of states that would award electors to winner of national popular vote”

  1. Need to purge Voting Rolls of Illegals, dead people, Double hits from people on the move between states, etc. Need photo ID to make sure you are registered to Vote. Need to Stop Voter fraud and a One Party system in Democratic States

  2. I sent this article to Arizona Governor Ducey and asked what he's doing to prevent Arizona from joining this 'compact'. We all need to inform our governors that we don't want to join any 'compact of states' that would sabotage the Electoral College.

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