What is the National Popular Vote Compact and how would it affect the election of the president? Professor Michael Dimino of Widener University Commonwealth Law School explains that states which join the Compact agree to award their electors to the candidate with the most votes in the entire nation. But does the popular vote violate the Constitution’s ban on interstate compacts? 

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