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  •  But NPV isn't an interstate compact (2+ / 0-)
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    It's a series of bills in individual states that determine how each state's EV's are cast.  It's not a treaty between them - states could unilaterally change their NPV participation statutes, not being bound to others to keep them.

    Sure there's co-ordination, but if that were a problem in itself then ALEC would be in deep doo-doo.

    Fake candidates nominated by the GOP for the recalls: 6 out of 7. Fake signatures on the recall petitions: 4 out of 1,860,283.

    by GeoffT on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 04:48:42 PM PST

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    •  It's compact-ier than ALEC. (0+ / 0-)

      1. Are states bound to the NPV compact once in? I don't know.

      2. Unless they get out, however, then the NPV law, once passed, binds the state contingent on the actions of other states. "If all you other states do this, then we'll do it too." That's reasonably compact-y. This is what makes the NPV different from ALEC legislation.

      "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

      by HeyMikey on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 07:08:48 PM PST

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