Trash the 'Compact'

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Author(s) Pete du Pont
Source The Wall Street Journal
Date August 28, 2006
Quotes-start.png "One wonders if the direct election of presidents is really the beginning of an effort to bring national government under the control of large and liberal states. [...] It contradicts our constitutional republic's state and federal government sharing of powers. Choosing presidents is one of our states' powers, and we should not remove it to begin a centralized national American government." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Compact should be passed on the topic National Popular Vote Interstate Compact.