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The Electoral College, Under Attack

ksatifka Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 3:34 PM
Totaly agree SC3. I also live in a blue state where neither major candidate has set foot. This is why it it would be interesting if large numbers who live in solid blue/red states would vote 3rd party, since their vote does not really matter anyway. For example, if Gary Johnson from the Libertarians would win, say, 10% of the vote in non-contested states it would at least shake up the powers-that-be.

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...