Isn’t it time for the U.S. President to be the winner of the popular vote? According to a recent LWV poll conducted by Florida Atlantic University, a majority of Florida Voters say yes. Find out more about why Florida is considering the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact—legislation which has been passed by fifteen states and the District of Columbia. The bill would guarantee the Presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes across all 50 states and the D.C. How would this bill affect the Electoral College? It preserves the Electoral College and does not require a Constitutional Amendment to be adopted. Find out why this National Popular Vote bill is gaining traction across the country and how it promises to make every vote equal.
Our speaker, Cynthia Archbold, is chair of the National Popular Vote Committee for the League of Women Voters Palm Beach County and a founding member of Floridians for the National Popular Vote. She is a former award-winning broadcast television news reporter/anchor and college administrator and instructor. Currently, Cynthia is working to gain support for the National Popular Vote because it is the Constitutional way to make every vote equal no matter where people live. The goal is to pass NPV legislation by the 2024 Presidential election.