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General Assembly

 

Proposed Senate Joint Resolution No. 11

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1162

 

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Referred to Committee on GOVERNMENT ADMINISTRATION AND ELECTIONS

 

Introduced by:

 

SEN. MCLACHLAN, 24th Dist.

 

RESOLUTION RECOGNIZING THE CURRENT ELECTORAL COLLEGE SYSTEM AS THE BEST WAY TO ELECT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES.

Resolved by this Assembly:

That the General Assembly recognizes (1) the current Electoral College system as the best way to elect the President and Vice President of the United States, (2) the current Electoral College system respects small states, rural areas and the principle of federalism, and (3) the state of Connecticut should work to defeat any multistate compact legislation that would cause Connecticut's electoral votes to be awarded based on the results of the national popular vote.

Statement of Purpose:

To firmly show support for the current system of the Electoral College.