NEW: Tea Party Opposes National Popular Vote Bill
Monday, April 09, 2012
The bill would commit a majority of the Electoral College to the presidential candidate who receives the most popular votes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. It would reform the Electoral College so that the electoral vote reflects the choice of the nation’s voters for president.
“Our Founding Fathers designed a political structure for the United States to protect the rights of the individual by preventing the central government from becoming tyrannical and oppressive,” an e-mail that went out supports said. “We call this "checks and balances" on the power of the central government.”
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