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The Electoral College, Under Attack

disecke Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 8:57 PM
Really? When is the last time you have seen national figures cowtow to NY or CA's needs or go campaign there? They have more votes, but not more influence.. they are too solid in color to have influence.
McGovern Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 9:57 PM
I think we only need to get a majority!

You know ... like something over half!
GOPtruther Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 9:50 PM
That's my point. We know how they're going to go so pols have to concentrate on places like ohio. But that doesn't mean ohio "decides" the winner if someone gets NY/CA and Texas, like Reagan. Then who cares what Ohio thinks? If you can't get a biggie you're not getting to 300 - that's their influence. Whatever, I just think its well balanced.

As Tuesday’s election ticks ever nearer, my fervent wish is a solid electoral college win for Mitt Romney. Not to get greedy, but I’d like it in the bag before the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

I hope this is not asking too much. October’s poll swing and a broadening visceral sense tell me this election may not feature the nail-biting closeness we have been told to expect for months.

But if we are to be ensnared by a down-to-the-wire finish, get ready for the attendant micro-focus on the Electoral College, and the resulting debate over whether it should...