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  1. Standard member bill718
    Enigma
    18 Jan '13 18:55
    This is sad...

    http://news.yahoo.com/gop-eyes-election-laws-091622720--election.html
  2. 18 Jan '13 18:59
    Originally posted by bill718
    This is sad...

    http://news.yahoo.com/gop-eyes-election-laws-091622720--election.html
    Just smoke and mirrors. They know the electronic voting machines will skew the results anyway. Diverting attention away from the Banking cartel getting ready to start a world war and taking your retirement funds.
  3. 18 Jan '13 19:01
    Originally posted by bill718
    This is sad...

    http://news.yahoo.com/gop-eyes-election-laws-091622720--election.html
    You are sad. From the founding, whatever two parties existed, sought what advantage they could in State law. Gerrymandering is common no matter who controls a State legislature, so your headline is inane accusing the GOP of what Democrats practice equally.

    The GOP path to winning is simple. Nominate a conservative candidate.
  4. 18 Jan '13 19:11
    Originally posted by normbenign
    You are sad. From the founding, whatever two parties existed, sought what advantage they could in State law. Gerrymandering is common no matter who controls a State legislature, so your headline is inane accusing the GOP of what Democrats practice equally.

    The GOP path to winning is simple. Nominate a conservative candidate.
    Regardless of the party, do you agree with the idea of dividing the electoral votes based on who won individual house seats?

    Frankly, I don't care what party has endorsed this plan. It's a stupid one that is transparently there to garner more electoral votes.

    Just because you can claim both parties do it doesn't make it somehow right.
  5. 18 Jan '13 19:13
    Originally posted by PsychoPawn
    Regardless of the party, do you agree with the idea of dividing the electoral votes based on who won individual house seats?

    Frankly, I don't care what party has endorsed this plan. It's a stupid one that is transparently there to garner more electoral votes.

    Just because you can claim both parties do it doesn't make it somehow right.
    No, I prefer the original winner takes all electoral vote standard.

    I am surprised that it is Republicans pushing the split vote agenda now. In the past it has been the Democrats who sought proportional electoral voting.