Vision 2020: Electoral College vs popular vote in America

Election Question: Why is it that one candidate can win the popular vote but another wins the electoral vote and thus the presidency? Answer: That’s how the framers of the Constitution set it up. This unique system of electing presidents is a big reason why Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016. Four candidates in history have […]

Graphic for the minimum wage. (Credit: MGN)

Florida Supreme Court approves minimum wage ballot language

The Florida Supreme Court approved ballot language Thursday for a proposed constitutional amendment that would gradually raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour. If approved by 60 percent of voters, the state’s minimum wage would rise from the current $8.46 an hour to $10 in September 2021, with $1 an hour increases annually […]