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The Electoral College, Under Attack

TX Gal Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 9:01 AM
Nebraska, hardly a liberal state, also has split electoral votes. I believe Obama won 1 EV from the district around Omaha in 2008.
jmonaco Wrote: Nov 02, 2012 3:00 PM
Indeed. As is the state Constitution of Texas unwieldy, so is the Constitution of Nebraska peculiar (e.g., unicameral legislature). Just observations and not intended as insults to either state.

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...