As is his wont, the Bard of Kirby offers suggestions to make government work better for the people. Today, Ethan Allen Institute founder John McClaughry suggests giving the franchise to 15-year-olds is perhaps not a wise idea. He also recommends the Legislature rid itself of multi-person districts. Let each lawmaker stand or fall on their own record, he says.Read more
Sen. Bernie Sanders bluntly says get rid of the Electoral College. Can something bad for Vermont be good for the country?Read more
The electoral college helped elect Donald Trump despite his receiving a minority of votes, Peter Welch says. The inconvenient truth Vermont’s incumbent congressman doesn’t directly acknowledge is that under the popular vote, Vermont’s presidential electoral power is diminished.Read more
GOP challenger for US Congress Miriam Berry says eliminating the Electoral College will reduce Vermont's influence on presidential elections. But that's not stopping Incumbent Rep. Peter Welch, who wants the president elected by popular vote.Read more
Editorial on True North asks, why do Bernie Sanders and the Left want to change the Electoral College? Who benefits?