National Popular Vote

The National Popular Vote Interstate Compact
Lunch & Learn
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.
Columbia Public Library 

Guest Speaker
Angie Dunlap
League of Women Voters of Missouri

The U.S. Constitution requires the use of an Electoral College in the election of the President, but the Electoral College system can allow a candidate to win the Presidency while losing the popular vote.

One solution which would avoid changing the Constitution is the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact (NPVIC). This is an agreement among a group of U.S. states and the District of Columbia to award all their electoral votes to whichever presidential candidate wins the overall popular vote in the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Angie Dunlap, from the League of Women Voters of Missouri, will present information about this movement followed by an opportunity for Q&A.

This program, which is free and open to the public, is cosponsored by the Columbia Public Library. Although no lunch is provided, attendees are welcome to bring their own or purchase snacks at the library kiosk.

About lwvcbc

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy. We never support or oppose any political party or candidate. Any person of voting age may become a League member. The LWV of Columbia-Boone County is the League's local organization. We hold forums for local elections and advocate for local issues.

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