We need your help to take on—and fix—the Electoral College

Lawrence Lessig @ Daily Kos Sep 14, 2017

Imagine if American Idol counted votes from some states more than others; or ignored votes from some states entirely. Viewers would be outraged—and justifiably so. Yet if it’s not good enough for a reality show, why should we accept it in our presidential elections?

The Electoral College makes the way we elect our presidents the least democratic part of our democracy. While many people and organizations working on clever hacks to get around it, we’ve just launched the Equal Votes project to file the biggest legal challenge to our electoral system in decades.

We intend to bring this case to the Supreme Court, and we believe we can win—even in time for the 2020 election.

Jason Harrow @ Medium: The Road To The Supreme Court

The Road To The Supreme Court Jason Harrow @ Medium Oct 5, 2017 The ultimate goal of the Equal Votes project is to have the U.S. Supreme Court find that the winner-take-all method of allocating electoral college votes violates the core “one person, one vote” principle...

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Lawrence Lessig @ Medium: “Selective constitutionalism”

"Selective Constitutionalism" Lawrence Lessig @ Medium Sep 16, 2017 Last week, we launched a campaign to raise the funds we need to bring an Equal Protection challenge to the winner-take-all system for allocating electoral college votes. Tons were really excited about...

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Tell your grandkids you helped save American democracy—join the grassroots effort to make our presidential elections more equal. We’ll keep you updated on our progress.



Help build this team—tell friends you know are frustrated by the way we elect our president to join you in the fight to challenge the Electoral College.


Just like every vote, every donation counts in a grassroots movement like this.
Our success depends on Americans who believe in this work chipping in.


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