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Sierra Club National Popular Vote Resolution

WHERAS, the mission of the Sierra Club is to explore, enjoy and protect the planet through grassroots participation in politics and government; and

WHEREAS, presidential candidates focus their efforts and resources only in battleground states.

WHEREAS, two-thirds of the states receive little to no attention in a competitive presidential election.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Sierra Club supports National Popular Vote state legislation that will elect the President of the United States by popular vote.

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Sierra Club supports the election of the President of the United States by direct popular vote.

See also Steven Hill's "10 Steps to Better Elections" from Sierra Magazine. Hill is Irvine Senior Fellow for the New America Foundation and author of Fixing Elections: The Failure of America's Winner-Take-All-Politics.