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Wed Mar 15, 2017, 10:33 PM

Bill would award electoral votes to national popular winner

SALEM — Among the proposed laws before the Legislature this session, state Rep. Dan Rayfield says he has gotten the most feedback from constituents on a proposal to have Oregon join a compact of states awarding their Electoral College votes to the winner of the national popular vote.

The Corvallis Democrat admits interest in the measure has grown since Donald Trump received the Electoral College votes required by the Constitution to win the presidency while losing the popular vote in November to Hillary Clinton.

“I certainly think that the national context has given momentum to the movement,” Rayfield said.

But, he said, the effort has been in the works long before Trump’s victory.

Read more: http://www.dailyastorian.com/da/capital-bureau/20170314/bill-would-award-electoral-votes-to-national-popular-winner

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Thu Mar 16, 2017, 02:27 AM

2. Get rid of the fucking Electoral College

it's a hold over from slavery

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