December 13th 2008
Exam day at the Electoral College, missing concepts and statehouse follies
Buffalo News

According to the electoral research group FairVote, 98 percent of presidential or vice presidential candidate events were held in just 15 states, and 57 percent were held in the pivotal states of Ohio, Florida, Pennsylvania and Virginia.

November 30th 2008
Ensure that every vote counts
Times Union

National Popular Vote's John Koza comments on low voter turnout in safe states during the 2008 Presidential election, despite record-breaking turnout levels in key battleground states.

November 19th 2008
Flunking the Electoral College

New York Times editorial speaks out strongly against the Electoral College and favors the National Popular Vote movement.

November 5th 2008
Time to get rid of the Electoral College

Miami Herald endorses direct election of the President and the National Popular Vote plan.

November 2nd 2008
Ohio is still the political heartland
Dayton Daily News

Dayton Daily News cites FairVote's 2008 Campaign Tracker, which shows Ohio to be in the campaign spotlight.

November 2nd 2008
Our Skewed Electioneering Could Be Fixed

Citing FairVote executive director Rob Richie, syndicated columnist Neal Peirce advocates for the National Popular Vote plan.

October 28th 2008
When winner takes all, we lose: Fix electoral college now
New York Daily News

Bill Hammond calls for a National Popular Vote to make New York voters matter in the Presidential Election.

October 26th 2008
Make all votes count

Disenchanted by the recent lack of attention paid to Michigan, Detroit Free Press editor Ron Dzwonkowski argues for the National Popular Vote interstate compact to make Michigan voters relevant throughout every campaign.

October 26th 2008
It's time to get rid of Electoral College

Editorial in the Houston Chronicle calls for the direct election of the President and asks readers to support the National Popular Vote initiative.

October 25th 2008
Blue State Blues

New York Times op-ed columnist Gail Collins addresses the sense of neglect felt by voters in "spectator" states as a result of the Electoral College and the winner-take-all method of allocating states' electors.

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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.