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Electoral College Is Democratic, Not democratic

Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 8:55 AM
There is nothing wrong with having the electoral college. What IS wrong is a law that was passed in 1911 that placed an upper limit on the size of the House of Representatives and that allows big cities in blue states to steal representatives and electoral votes from the other states. When the size of the House was frozen, the number of representatives and electoral votes that each state had at that time should have also remained frozen instead of being reapportioned from one state to another. With the reallocation system it is inevitable that at some point California by itself will have a sufficient number of electoral votes to elect the President without the need to win any other state.
In 2000, conservatives were obligated to explain why they supported preservation of the Electoral College even though it produced a victory for their candidate, George W. Bush. In coming elections, their devotion may face a sterner test: Will they favor it if Democrats win the White House even when Republicans carry the popular vote?

Mitt Romney managed to avoid that problem by coming up short across the board. But while Republicans have noticed that the voting public is changing in ways that don't help the GOP, they may not have noticed that the electoral map has also shifted to their clear disadvantage.