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The Electoral College, Under Attack

Earle8 Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 8:38 AM
I don't like the system but I haven't a clue as to how to make it better. I am a true conservative living in a blue state, Maryland. I just voted for R and R but my vote won't mean a hill of beans to the election. Maryland will most likely send all 10 delegates to the EC to vote for "his highness", which disgusts me. What choice do I have? Move ? Gimme a break; I am 78 YO and my whole family lives within 50 miles.

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...