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Mayoral Elections in Paris: Lessons from its Electoral College-type system

Posted on What's New Jules Leconte on August 05, 2010

Although France elects its president in high turnout national popular vote elections, its three largest cities, Paris, Marseille and Lyon elect their mayors in a way that is strikingly similar to how American presidents are elected.

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Electoral College Reform Draws Support from Both Democrats and Republicans

Posted on What's New Jules Leconte on July 14, 2010

"The National Popular Vote Initiative does not help one party or another. It just helps Americans in general." – Illinois state Senator Kird Dillard (R), co-sponsor of a NPV bill.

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National Popular Vote passes Massachusetts state legislature

Posted on What's New Jules Leconte on July 14, 2010

On July 27, the Massachusetts Senate approved the National Popular Vote plan for president by a 28-9 vote, three days after the final vote of the Massachusetts House passed it 116-34.

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