Author: Patrick Rosenstiel

Patrick Rosenstiel is a senior consultant to National Popular Vote.

Any Mainer interested in amplifying the state’s role in electing a president, and empowering disenfranchised voters, should get behind the National Popular Vote movement. They should loudly and strongly urge state legislators to pass the National Popular Vote bill and make Maine the 13th jurisdiction to join the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact. Here’s why:  If you live in Maine and support conservatives, your vote has made little difference in the outcome of any presidential election since 1988, when the Bush-Quayle ticket won Maine’s popular vote, and with it, the state’s four electoral votes. That’s because the Democrat ticket typically wins…

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