Panicked Democrats Call Nebraska Winner-Take-All Electoral Vote Proposal 'Threat to Democracy'

Panicked Democrats Call Nebraska Winner-Take-All Electoral Vote Proposal ‘Threat to Democracy’


Democrats are calling a Nebraska Republican proposal to return the state to a winner-take-all electoral vote system as a “threat to democracy” – despite all other states but Nebraska and Maine allocating votes via that method.

The possibility is gaining steam afterD emocrat State Senator Mike McDonnell (R-5) switched from Democrat to Republican, giving Republicans a filibuster-proof majority in the unicameral legislature.

As Breitbart reported:

The state currently has a split electoral vote awarding system that gives “two electoral votes to the state popular vote winner, and then one electoral vote to the popular vote winner in each congressional district,” as Newsweek’s Natalie Venegas pointed out.

In 2020, former President Donald Trump won a majority of support in the state but did not win all electoral votes.

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