Even though the Arkansas House passed HB 1703 (the National Popular Vote Plan), it didn’t pass the Senate, and the legislature has now recessed. Although the legislature will reconvene later this month for a few days, bills that didn’t already … Continue reading
The U.S. Supreme Court will be hearing three election law cases this year, and possibly some early next year. The three that will definitely be heard are: 1. Federal Election Commission v Wisconsin Right to Life, on whether the McCain-Feingold … Continue reading
Bills in Vermont to use Instant Runoff Voting for at least one particular statewide race have not advanced. Therefore, neither H196 nor SB108 can pass this year. The chief impediment was the Secretary of State’s conclusion that making the change … Continue reading
On April 10, Maryland became the first state to pass the National Popular Vote Plan, when Governor Martin O’Malley signed SB 634 into law.
Parties that wish to appear on the Georgia statewide ballot in 2008 are permitted to start circulating their statewide petition, effective April 8, 2007. The law permits the statewide party petition to circulate during the 15 months prior to the … Continue reading
As noted in an April 8 post, the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, MSNBC, and The Politico, are jointly sponsoring a debate on May 3 among nine Republican candidates for president. On April 10, Gallup/USA Today released a poll, showing these … Continue reading