State Elections Give Americans Rare Opportunity

Red Millennial


Forget the national races and the will-they-won’t-they debate of whether Republicans will take back the Senate this November. Instead, consider that the political trend at the state level could reach historic proportions, paving the way for a movement that would change how DC does business.

Republicans currently control 27 state legislatures, and recent polling indicates they could capture as many as eight more following the November elections. In other words, Republicans have a good shot at claiming 32, 33, 34, or even 35 state legislatures. Given that Republicans at the state level are typically interested in limited government, this development presents an opportunity for states to follow their constitutional obligation to pass nonpartisan, popular constitutional reforms via an Article V convention of states.

A Runaway Federal Government

Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Harry Reid, Nancy PelosiA recent study indicated that average Americans have “virtually no impact whatsoever on the making of national policy in our country.” If Americans…

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