Even as Iowans convened for the first presidential nomination contest of the 2008 presidential elections, the state of New Jersey took a big step toward joining Maryland in the National Popular Vote compact. The New Jersey state senate handily passed the plan, following a successful vote in its state assembly. Gov. Jon Corzine is expected to sign the bill.
Iowa's contest launches a presidential nomination season that FairVote and many others believe should -- and easily could -- be reformed. See our FixThePrimaries.com website.