The Uniquely Dangerous Movement to End the Electoral College

A delegate looks at an electoral map at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pa., in 2016. (Charles Mostoller/Reuters)
The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact is an existential threat to our republic — and its supporters are getting closer to success.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O ver the years we have witnessed a reliable pattern develop in American politics: When the Left loses, instead of changing its arguments or its candidates it opts to change the rules. When Democrats lost the White House and President Trump filled three vacancies on the Supreme Court, they called for packing the Court. When they failed to win a large enough majority to advance their radical agenda in the Senate, they called for abolishing the filibuster. And perhaps most insidiously, after losing presidential elections, they have set their sights on scrapping the Electoral College.

In 2006, frustrated Al Gore supporters, still

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