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News 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 [Broken]
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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
    get a court to rule the Constitution is unConstitutional
    well that will not happen
    nore will the states give up the power

    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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