Federal Farmer: Is There a “Right Person” for Office?

March 3, 2023 Elections / Federal Farmer 0

By: TJ Martinell The Federal Farmer believed it was important to get the right people in office, yet he warned that a lack of more stringent requirements for officeholders would have ...

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The Electoral Count Act Is Unconstitutional

By: Rob Natelson A bipartisan group in Congress is dedicating time to reforming the Electoral Count Act. The Electoral Count Act is the statute purporting to govern how Congress counts electoral votes for ...

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As Americans saw, the 2020 presidential election was beset with fraud and irregularities. Although it is too late to rectify the 2020 election, voter fraud remains a clear and existential threat ...

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Q&A for State legislators and citizens: The Constitution and how to settle the election

By: Rob Natelson Irregularities in the presidential election returns of six states have sparked the question “What next?” The states are Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin. Should their state ...

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Mail-in voting and the Constitutions

May 29, 2020 Elections / Section 4 0

By: Publius Huldah 1. As to elections for LOCAL & STATE offices (where no federal elections are on the ballot): What does your STATE CONSTITUTION say? Does it prescribe any ...

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The Road to Hell: Good Intentions in Politics

January 14, 2020 Elections 0

By: Rep. Tony Lovasco (MO-64) Election season is here, and with it comes bold talk from new politicians aspiring to hold office and incumbents looking to retain their seats. Both ...

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Did Founder James Wilson oppose the Electoral College and favor “National Popular Vote?”

By: Rob Natelson James Wilson of Pennsylvania (1742-98) was one of the most influential of the Constitution’s framers. Some scholars rank him as second only to James Madison.  Wilson was ...

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Original Meaning in the the Faithless Electors Case

By: Michael D. Ramsey Last week the Tenth Circuit held in Baca v. Colorado Department of State that Colorado could not remove and replace a presidential elector who failed to vote for ...

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More on how National Popular Vote would import third world “elections” to America

By: Rob Natelson On May 21, the Nevada Senate approved the National Popular Vote (NPV) interstate compact. Approval was strictly party-line, with all Democrats in favor and all Republicans against. ...

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How our presidential election system works

By: Rob Natelson When Americans go to the polls in November presidential elections, they don’t cast ballots for the president and vice president directly. They chose among slates of presidential ...

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