The Compact Clause and the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact

@article{Muller2007TheCC,
  title={The Compact Clause and the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact},
  author={Derek T. Muller},
  journal={Election Law Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={372-393}
}
Despite previous historical failed attempts to abolish the Electoral College at the federal level, in the months following the 2000 election, several lawyers, politicians, and academics concocted a novel plan to abolish the College at the State level. The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact would be enacted State by State and require each enacting State to give its electoral votes to the winner of a plurality of the national popular vote. This Article does not attempt to address the merits… Expand
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