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Congressman pushes for abolishment of Electoral College

  1. Sep 16, 2004 #1

    Ivan Seeking

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    http://www.kltv.com/Global/story.asp?S=2306264
     
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  3. Sep 16, 2004 #2
    He's wasting his time, or it's a publicity stunt.
     
  4. Sep 17, 2004 #3
    GOOD IDEA.... BUT
    get a court to rule the Constitution is unConstitutional
    well that will not happen
    nore will the states give up the power

    WE SHOULD HAVE A ONE MAN ONE VOTE SYSTEM
    and now we do not
    so the top vote getter can and does lose
    and thats JUST WRONG
    Electoral College is a 18th century IDEA whose time has past
    it is broke and needs a fix
     
  5. Sep 17, 2004 #4
    I think ray has discovered a random thought generator. I especially like the "Constitution is unConstitutional" line. Very funny.
     
  6. Sep 20, 2004 #5
    Good idea methinks in a way.

    Democracy should be ONE man ONE vote. If you decide on something, your voice should be heard.

    I thinks that's clear enough.
     
  7. Sep 20, 2004 #6
    The electoral college allows those residents of farming states to have a reasonable representation. Otherwise the states of New York and New Jersey would walk all over North Dakota.

    It's a moot point. To amend the Constitution requires a 3/4 vote of the states. Does anyone really think North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa... are stupid enough to vote for such an amendment?
     
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