Push For Direct Election Of President Focus Of January Meeting
The last presidential election resulted in something that has happened only a handful of times in U.S. history: the winner of the popular vote did not win the White House.
The reason: a system called the Electoral College. There's a national movement to use the Electoral College system in a different way and have the popular vote always result in the winner of the presidency.
League of Women Voters of the Northwoods President, Dr. Dorothy Skye will give a presentation at the next League meeting about how this can happen without going throught the long, and often unsuccessful means of a Constitutional amendment. She visited with Ken Krall about the topic...
League of Women Voters of the Northwoods President Dr. Dorothy Skye. She also is serving on the National Popular Vote Committee with the Wisconsin League of Women Voters.
The local meeting is January 14, at noon during the monthly meeting of the League of Women Voters of the Northwoods (LWVNOW), at the Tomahawk Public Library (300 W. Lincoln Av in Tomahawk). The public is invited.