Electoral College

Donald Trump Detroit

Donald Trump Is a Hypersensitive, Tantrum-Throwing Sore Winner—but the Recount Must Go On Donald Trump Is a Hypersensitive, Tantrum-Throwing Sore Winner—but the Recount Must Go On

Perfectly reasonable plans to recount votes in three battleground states have the president-elect acting even more thin-skinned than Richard Nixon.

Nov 28, 2016 / John Nichols

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s Popular-Vote Victory Is Unprecedented—and Still Growing Hillary Clinton’s Popular-Vote Victory Is Unprecedented—and Still Growing

Her margin is now bigger than the winning margins for John Kennedy and Richard Nixon. 

Nov 16, 2016 / John Nichols

Demonstrators stage a n protest decrying the political agenda of President-elect Donald J. Trump.

The Electoral College Has To Go. Sign Our Petition The Electoral College Has To Go. Sign Our Petition

We don’t need a constitutional amendment to make this happen. 

Nov 11, 2016 / no-paywall / NationAction

Colin Kaepernick Black Panther T-Shirt

On Colin Kaepernick’s Decision Not to Vote On Colin Kaepernick’s Decision Not to Vote

Colin Kaepernick is facing backlash for refusing to vote in this election, but he was hardly alone.

Nov 14, 2016 / Dave Zirin

Election Protesters

The Majority of American Voters Did Not Choose Trump for President The Majority of American Voters Did Not Choose Trump for President

It’s time to do away with the Electoral College and its thwarting of democracy.

Nov 10, 2016 / John Nichols

Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm Made the Democratic Party of Today Possible Shirley Chisholm Made the Democratic Party of Today Possible

“I ran because somebody had to do it first,” said the African-American woman whose presidential campaign won a primary, secured delegates, and was placed in nomination 44 years ago...

Jun 6, 2016 / John Nichols

Bernie Sanders

Here’s How Bernie Sanders Could Win in November Here’s How Bernie Sanders Could Win in November

Some Clinton supporters say that Sanders would have no chance as a general election candidate. They’re wrong.

Feb 22, 2016 / Joshua Holland

It’s Not Too Late: Save Democracy By Amending the Constitution

It’s Not Too Late: Save Democracy By Amending the Constitution It’s Not Too Late: Save Democracy By Amending the Constitution

Corporations are not people, money is not speech, and votes must matter more than billionaires’ dollars.

Mar 23, 2015 / Books & the Arts / John Nichols

Vote Sticker

One Person, One Vote: This Is a Reform Whose Time Has Come One Person, One Vote: This Is a Reform Whose Time Has Come

The NPVIC might help make the American vote count by transforming US presidential elections into a truly reformed one person, one vote practice.

Aug 6, 2014 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

New Scheme to Rig Electoral College: Divide Dem Votes, Winner-Take-All for GOP

New Scheme to Rig Electoral College: Divide Dem Votes, Winner-Take-All for GOP New Scheme to Rig Electoral College: Divide Dem Votes, Winner-Take-All for GOP

The latest proposal being floated in Pennsylvania for redistributing electoral votes has the same goal as the last plan: allowing a Republican loser to "win" the presidency.

Feb 5, 2013 / Blog / John Nichols

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