Making Democracy Work

The Electoral College

History of LWV Positions and Advocacy Related to the Electoral College and NPV

Links to Websites and Articles on the Electoral College and NPV

Sample Letters and Commentary Supporting the NPVCompact

A report and video from the 2008 LWVCT Fall Conference on National Popular Vote Compact http://www.lwvweston.org/fallconference2008.html

A recent article in the Hartford Courant on the potential for passing the NPV through the CT Legislature this year. http://www.courant.com/politics/elections/hc-haar-national-popular-vote-connecticut-20161117-story.html

An interesting look at the Electoral College http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2017/01/19/rules-of-the-game-new-electoral-system/

An opinion piece on the history of the Electoral College http://www.nhregister.com/opinion/20161204/forum-the-electoral-college-its-history-and-prospects-for-change

An opinion piece on the NPV Compact that analyses the objections to adopting the NPV Compact in Connecticut. http://www.ctnewsjunkie.com/archives/entry/op-ed_its_time_for_connecticut_to_join_the_national_popular_vote_compact/

National Popular Vote Website http://www.nationalpopularvote.com/