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Old 07-19-2012, 03:23 PM  
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Obama is going to lose big time

I'm calling it. The guy is going to lose in an electoral landslide.
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Old 07-21-2012, 03:29 PM   #91
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I fail to see why a proportional represnrtation system isn't widely implemented.
We have a proportional representation system. It's just that states vote as blocks. But states with greater populations have somewhat proportional numbers of electoral votes so it's still a form of proportional representation.
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Old 07-21-2012, 06:20 PM   #92
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My map as of today. Closest races in VA, OH, and NV

That's a pretty solid map. I'm less sure about Florida or Nevada, but even if Romney wins both of those, with this map Obama still wins 275-263.
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Old 07-21-2012, 07:18 PM   #93
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That's a pretty solid map. I'm less sure about Florida or Nevada, but even if Romney wins both of those, with this map Obama still wins 275-263.
Don't hold your breath. Or do.
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Old 07-21-2012, 07:19 PM   #94
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Let's see one of your making, then.

http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2012/eca...#?battleground
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Old 07-21-2012, 09:32 PM   #95
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Turning the electoral college into a popular vote is a horrible idea. That would be the end of the Republic.
Don't be ridiculous. NPV would have altered the result of a presidential election only 3 times (only once since the 1800's), and it has the advantage of being seen as more legitimate.

The constitution does not enshrine a winner-take-all system. The constitution only tells each state "here's your electors, do whatever the hell you want with selecting them". A state could cancel a presidential election and choose to let the governor select all the electors.
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Old 07-22-2012, 05:23 AM   #96
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That's a pretty solid map. I'm less sure about Florida or Nevada, but even if Romney wins both of those, with this map Obama still wins 275-263.
Florida and Virginia are going to Romney.
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Old 07-22-2012, 08:08 AM   #97
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Old 07-22-2012, 11:26 AM   #98
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Old 07-22-2012, 12:49 PM   #99
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Let's see one of your making, then.

http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2012/eca...#?battleground
Obama wins all his 2008 states but loses IN, VA, NC, OH and FL--he still wins. There's lots of combos obviously, and lots of time, but Mitt definitely has some electoral map problems.
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Old 07-22-2012, 08:57 PM   #100
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Florida and Virginia are going to Romney.
That would be 270 to 268 - an exciting election night, if nothing else.
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Old 07-22-2012, 09:09 PM   #101
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Bammy is not going to win Florida.
neither will he win Wisc, Mich, Ohio, and Colo.
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Old 07-22-2012, 10:16 PM   #102
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neither will he win Wisc, Mich, Ohio, and Colo.
I think you badly underestimate how liberal Michigan is.
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Old 07-22-2012, 10:42 PM   #103
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Old 07-22-2012, 10:47 PM   #104
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neither will he win Wisc, Mich, Ohio, and Colo.
Current polling and history say otherwise.
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Old 07-22-2012, 10:53 PM   #105
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Current polling and history say otherwise.
This IS a very UNIQUE election year my friend. You thought the 2010 Nov elections were a disaster for your party, the political nuclear bomb is next my friend. Count on it !!
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