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Stop ALEC from taking away our votes

We must resist this attempt to roll back our constitutional right to choose our own senators.

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A proposed resolution advocates for overturning the 17th Amendment so Republican-controlled state legislatures could pick senators.

ALEC Is Talking About Changing the Way Senators Are Elected and Taking Away Your Vote

The Nation
(Reuters / Jonathan Ernst) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. The United States Senate is an undemocratic institution. Just do the math: Progressive California Senator Kamala Harris was elected in 2016 with 7,542,753 votes. Yet her vote on issues such as health-care reform counts for no more…Read More