To me, this election is over. Time to move on I must say, I am sad to see moderate Republican losing their seats because of their party affiliation. People like Lincoln Chafee deserves to have a say in the current political climate. Unfortunately, these moderates became indirect casualties of Bush unpopularity. So now that the Dem finally regain access to power (and also corruption and tasty underage page boys :rofl: ), I think it is time to reform the election system. I think one thing a lot of people here would agree on is that we are tired of the two party system and the "wasted" votes. This power deadlock could be broken up with two new legislations. 1. An further extension of the campaign finance law that limits the amount of money spent in an election, so that it no longer takes billions to get any result in an election. McCain had the right idea when he proposed the law, until everyone gets away from exploiting its loopholes. 2. More importantly, introduce some kind of federal law, or even constitutional amendment, to change the election process. There are quite a few different types of voting system that can fairly distribute power to multiple parties. I am not going to talk about that. The more important question is, how could we make the Dem gives up the power it holds? An idea I have is that we could write to the congressmen to get one of them to introduce this legislation. Here comes the important part: we tie the legislation with the 2008 election, to extend this advocacy issue into a nationwide issue. If a congressmen want to be elected/re-elected, s/he must vote for this change, otherwise s/he lost support from the people in the 2008 election. So, the two main party will hold onto power for one more term. By 2010, the new election system should kick into full gear.