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The Electoral College, Under Attack

ksatifka Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 8:19 PM
Ben, I floated this same idea in a prior post but then reconsidered due to excessive 'gerrymandering' in the states. As long as the party in power in that state controls setting the congressional borders this idea cannot work. It could easily happen that a candidate could lose the state but receive more EC votes.

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...