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Save Maine’s Voice and Vote No on NPV (National Public Vote)

Mar 18, 2019

I find it amazing that anyone who is intelligent enough to be representing voters in Maine would not recognize the folly of participating in the new movement called NPV (National Public Vote) which would give Maine’s four Electoral College votes to whoever wins the popular vote nationwide. Why would the voters of Maine want to give up a voice in the election of the President? Why would we bother to go to the polls? If we choose the Democrat candidate and the popular vote is the Republican candidate (or vice-versa), our votes count for nothing! Under the present Electoral College system, Maine’s impact is nearly double what it would be under NPV. If Maine joins NPV, no Presidential candidate would ever spend time or resources in Maine. Large population centers, rather than smaller and mostly rural states like Maine would decide in every election who wins. Personally, I know I don’t want New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles making that decision for Maine.

I wonder if people behind this movement have ever studied how our government was founded. Do they realize that we are a Republic, not a Democracy? Do they know that the Founding Fathers realized that states with lower populations need a way to have a voice in federal government and that the Electoral College is a way to guarantee that? We are, and we always have been, a collection of independent states that, no matter the size or population, deserve a say and a seat at the table of federal government.  Get educated! There are short, simple to understand videos on YouTube that spell out how important this is.

I urge each and every one of you: call your representative and state senator and insist they SAVE MAINE’S VOICE and VOTE NO on NPV!

Doris Meehan is the Secretary of the Cumberland County Republican Committee of Maine.

 

Next CCRC General Meeting

No Regular Business Meetings for November and December so you can join us for these upcoming events!!!!

Tuesday, November 19 - Dr. Jay Allen for Congress Reception with the Hon. Bruce Poliquin / 6:30pm to 8:00pm / Hilton Garden Inn Freeport, 5 Park St / To RSVP call Kelly Tain at 704-488-4998

Wednesday, November 20 - “Why Socialism Would Destroy America’s Economy & Freedoms” / Event Co-Hosted by the Gray and Windham Town Committees with Fifty-two Republican and Conservative Groups and Leaders / 6:00pm: Refreshments, 6:30 to 8:30pm: Main Program / Keynote: Congressman Bruce Poliquin / Windham Veterans Center, 35 Veterans Memorial Drive / More info: grayrepublicans.org

Tuesday, December 10 - CCRC Christmas Party / Hosted by the Windham Town Committee / 6:30pm / Windham Veterans Center, 35 Veterans Memorial Drive / Bring a dish to share!!

Events

Event: Why Socialism Would Destroy America’s Economy & Freedoms
Many 2020 Democratic Candidates are promising “Free Stuff” & Socialism to voters. This informative program will demonstrate why those policies would harm America.
Lewiston: Fight for Trump Rally and Press Conference
Where will Jared Golden side on impeachment? With the Far-Left or with his own constituents?
Businesses Learning from Businesses
How to comply with NEW LEGISLATION
that affects your EMPLOYEES and your BOTTOM LINE
Free Speech, Hate Speech, & Censorship: Winning the 2020 Elections
As a conservative have you been censored online or anywhere else? Have you self-censored your words to avoid being called a bigot or hater? Are you worried about what censorship might do to the 2020 elections? If so, you need to attend this very timely and informative program!
Cumberland County Golf Tournament
Join the Annual CCRC Golf Tournament!
$100 per golfer includes golf, cart, breakfast, and lunch

Election Races

KC (Kevin) Hughes for House District #45 (Cumberland and Gray)