Dem Party Guanteed at least some of N. Carolina's EC Votes in next Prez Election

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    N.C. bailing on "winner take all" electoral college vote system - Prez candidates will be guaranteed to take a proportion of the states EC votes, depending on the percentage of the total popular vote they win.


     
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    ou are aware why aren't you? Because the republicans keep winning the National elections in NC and the Dems that control the state ( because of gerrymandering) don't like it.
     
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    I hope Illinois does the same. Contrary to what it looks like, our state is Blue in Cook Co and some rural areas of the state, (poor farming areas). Considering the few number of Blue states and their clustering around big cities, I think proportional EC votes sound grand.
     
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    I personally wish every state had proportional EC - it would make the EC reflect the popular will, more than it does now.
     
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    And when it results in Congress picking the President and Vice President you won't complain?
     
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