Group Works To Weaken Electoral College Process
Published December 15th 2008 in NPR
Members of the Electoral College are meeting around the country Monday
to make Barack Obama's election official. Obama's margin of victory has
made the process free of controversy, but that hasn't always been the
case with the Electoral College.
Sierra Club National Popular Vote Resolution
WHEREAS, the mission of the Sierra Club is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet through grassroots participation in politics and government; and
WHEREAS, presidential candidates focus their efforts and resources only in battleground states.
WHEREAS, two-thirds of the states receive little to no attention in a competitive presidential election.
THERFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Sierra Club supports National Popular Vote state legislation that will elect the President of the United States by popular vote.
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Sierra Club supports election of the President of the United States by direct popular vote.