[EM] Making a Bad Thing Worse

Kathy Dopp kathy.dopp at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 19:11:54 PDT 2008

 Date: Sat, 18 Oct 2008 02:17:14 +0100
> From: "Raph Frank" <raphfrk at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [EM] Making a Bad Thing Worse
> The Electoral College should meet and then make its decision.
> This is compounded by the fact that all states have switched to winner
> takes all methods of selecting the electors, so it is double broken.

That is not quite true. There are two states, Maine and one other (I
forget which) that proportionally split their electoral votes.
Recently there was an effort by Republicans to have CA split its
electoral votes proportionally - but Dems fought it because it would
have virtually guaranteed that Republicans win the Presidential


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