National Popular Vote http://michiganradio.org en Unpopular Votes http://michiganradio.org/post/unpopular-votes <p>For the last two months, Michigan has been consumed with debate over Governor Snyder&rsquo;s proposed new budget --&nbsp; and with a number of his other deal-changing priorities as well, such as the just passed tough new Emergency Financial Manager law.</p><p>But there are other issues, and a lobbyist for one showed up in Lansing yesterday to urge the legislature to vote to change the way we elect presidents. Tom Golisano, a millionaire businessman and philanthropist, is the spokesperson for a group called National Popular Vote, which is beginning to have some success.</p> Fri, 18 Mar 2011 18:54:33 +0000 Jack Lessenberry 1711 at http://michiganradio.org Unpopular Votes