Author Copple argues that New Constitution Convention is key to protecting democratic ideals
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Roger Copple proposes an updated Constitution for the 21st century. If at the very least this essay is food for thought for students and concerned citizens who want to reform our Constitutional Democratic Republic or create a new one, then he is pleased.
Responding to Paul R. Hollrah and making the point that almost anyone would find the national popular vote a good idea
Useless Vote: Late Voting States in Primaries Saw the Contest End Before Their Election Day
Would Alabama Voters Benefit From the Electoral Leverage Provided by National Popular Vote Plan?
Multiple States Considering Changing the Way They Elect President in Direct National Popular Vote
Will Reform of Elections Become Campaign Issue? Should we Elect Presidents by Popular Vote