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Romney may win popular and lose electoral

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Romney may win popular and lose electoral.

Usually that scenario is the other way around, since Dems tend to hold urban areas and Reps rural areas.

But this time around its different.

The Republican candidate has overwhelming support in the states that fought for the right to own human being as property.

Yet the Democratic candidate maintains small leads in numerous battleground states.

So the Democrat may make enough electoral votes through tiny margins in enough states - while the Republican gains oodles of popular votes in states that used to sanction the ownership of persons as a piece of property.
 
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Amendment offered to change presidential elections...
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Dem's amendment would give 29 more electoral votes to popular-vote winner
10/26/12 - Democrat's proposal would give 29 more electoral votes to popular-vote winner
The head of the House Democratic campaign arm this week proposed a constitutional amendment that would give the winner of the popular vote in the presidential race an additional 29 electoral votes. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) did not offer an explanation in the joint resolution filed in the House for why he was proposing to change the way elections in the U.S. are decided. Under the Constitution, the candidate who wins at least 270 electoral votes wins the presidency, regardless of the popular vote.

The prospect of a split between the popular vote and the Electoral College usually provokes cries of abolishing the Electoral College completely, but rather than simplifying the process, Israel’s resolution would add an additional level of intrigue to the electoral puzzle. Swing states would retain their importance in the Electoral College, but the additional 29 delegates awarded to the popular-vote winner would fundamentally alter the focus of the campaigns. Candidates would have to target voters in states they have no chance of winning, as well as in states they have no chance of losing.

One of the primary criticisms of the Electoral College is that it puts outsize importance on the horserace aspect of the election in the battleground states even as voters in the majority of the country tune out. If Israel’s amendment were to become law, voters in deeply blue and -red states would still have to participate in the election to secure the popular-vote prize for their candidate. Most analysts believe the 2012 election will be decided by fewer than 29 Electoral College votes.

The timing of the resolution from Israel, the head of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, is curious since there is increasing speculation that for the fifth time in history, the 2012 presidential election could result in a split between the popular vote and Electoral College decision. And in this case, most of the speculation has been that President Obama might win the Electoral College while losing the popular vote.

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Romney may win popular and lose electoral.

Usually that scenario is the other way around, since Dems tend to hold urban areas and Reps rural areas.

But this time around its different.

The Republican candidate has overwhelming support in the states that fought for the right to own human being as property.

Yet the Democratic candidate maintains small leads in numerous battleground states.

So the Democrat may make enough electoral votes through tiny margins in enough states - while the Republican gains oodles of popular votes in states that used to sanction the ownership of persons as a piece of property.


Is the Race Card really all you have?

Dude you really are sad.
 

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Romney may win popular and lose electoral.

Usually that scenario is the other way around, since Dems tend to hold urban areas and Reps rural areas.

But this time around its different.

The Republican candidate has overwhelming support in the states that fought for the right to own human being as property.

Yet the Democratic candidate maintains small leads in numerous battleground states.

So the Democrat may make enough electoral votes through tiny margins in enough states - while the Republican gains oodles of popular votes in states that used to sanction the ownership of persons as a piece of property.


Is the Race Card really all you have?

Dude you really are sad.

Thats what you do when you know you've lost.
 

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I'm hoping that he loses.

He can flip and flop all the way back to Massachusetts. :thup:
 

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you know joey was at it again

[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yc2zBmOmNE]Joe Biden: "Yes We Do" Want to Raise Taxes By a Trillion Dollars - YouTube[/ame]

this is good...thanks joey, iowa but you were in wisconsin
[ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AnaISD90z_M]Vice President Joe Biden Confuses Iowa With Ohio In Campaign Speech - YouTube[/ame]
 

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