December 2020 – Updates from the Chair

In the aftermath of 2020, opportunity in 2021. 2020 has been a most unusual year! From Covid-19 and its implications for our economy, to racial challenges, to a contested Election, nothing has gone as might have been expected. Despite these threats, democracy is alive if not somewhat bruised.

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October 2020 – Updates from the Chair

NPV a Priority Regardless of Election Outcome Polls show that Biden is leading Trump by between 3% and 10% nationwide as of the last week in October. But there is no agreement on how each of the candidates will do in the Electoral College. Because most states have passed “winner take all”

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September 2020 – Updates from the Chair

Dear Florida NPV Friends: With the Presidential election in full swing, John Koza, who first developed the concept of National Popular Vote, has started tracking the impact of the “Winner Take All” bills on the activities of this year’s two major candidates, Donald Trump and Joe Biden. Below

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August 2020 – Updates from the Chair

Although much has been happening with Covid-19, the economic downturn, high employment, and protests related to racial injustices, Floridian for National Popular Vote has been preparing for the Legislative 2021 session. While some members took time to work on the upcoming election, spend time

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April 2020 – Updates from the Chair

First and foremost, I hope that you all are well, healthy, and staying at home. But that doesn’t mean that there isn’t a lot that can be done right now to get ready for the coming fall and winter. As you will read below, given the challenges of COVID-19, a great deal more has been […]

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March 2020 – Updates from the Chair

This month’s NPV Update focuses on several important events:   NPV in Virginia, LWVFlorida joining Floridians for NPV’s Coalition, Conservatives for Yes on National Popular Vote, and upcoming NPV related events in Florida.  A section on NPV Myths has been added along with a reminder about

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January 2020 – Updates from the Chair

This very important political year, Floridians for NPV will focus its activities within our state and with helping two other states which will be key for NPV.   In Florida, we will work to get a “hearing” of the three NPVIC bills filed in our House and Senate.   In Virginia, we will support

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October 2019 Update from the Chair

This month our focus is on the two Bills related to National Popular Vote Interstate Compact that have been filed for the 2020 Florida Session; on the NPV Webinar Training Program; the upcoming “Learning at Lunch” event for Legislators on November 12th in Tallahassee; and the

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September 2019 – Update from the Chair

Constitution Day events with focus on National Popular Vote were held in ten different venues in Florida. Each of these was sponsored by League of Women Voter NPV groups working with local colleges, universities or other organizations. While the audiences and formats for each of these varied,

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