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The Electoral College, Under Attack

Mam'selle Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 10:53 AM
Paulus Textor makes a valid point for reapportionment and If not for the Electoral process, the President of the United States could be elected exclusively by voters exclusively from just the heavily populated areas. California makes up 12% of the population of the US, where New York and Texas make up 7% and 8% respectively. Election 2000 was the perfect example of the wisdom of the Electoral process. 60% of the states selected the president, and when the "folks" in states like South Dakota pulled that lever, their vote was counted. One hundred percent of the states were represented.

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...