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Aug 18 2011

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GOP Gives the NPV a Big Thumbs Down!

Just as Rep. Matt Lori (R)  was set to re-introduce the National Popular Vote here in Michigan the GOP National Committee voted of a resolution opposing it.

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus and other officials said their aim was to send a message to state legislatures around the country that that the GOP is dead set against switching to a national popular vote to elect the president and unalterably opposed to ditching the Constitution’s mandate for an electoral college vote count to decide presidential elections.”..to read the rest of the article

National Popular Vote paid consultant and pusher here in Michigan, former MI GOP Chair Saul Anuzis, saw the hand writing on the wall and didn’t even bother sticking around to vote for it!

 

Wonder if Rep. Matt Lori got the memo was has changed plans to re-introduce the bill?

Why not call and ask him?
Phone: (517) 373-0832
Toll Free: (877) 262-5959
Email: mattlori@house.mi.gov

AUTHOR: Benjamin Franklin (1706–90)

QUOTATION: “Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy?”

“A Republic, if you can keep it.”

ATTRIBUTION: The response is attributed to BENJAMIN FRANKLIN—at the close of the Constitutional Convention of 1787, when queried as he left Independence Hall on the final day of deliberation—in the notes of Dr. James McHenry, one of Maryland’s delegates to the Convention.

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