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Response to CreekDog (Original post)

Thu Aug 9, 2012, 12:33 PM

66. Popular vote, since states are so unequal in population.

Since the electoral college, with very few exceptions, has its members vote in accordance with the will of each elector's electorate, for all intents and purposes, this is an election divided into districts. The biggest problem is that the size of the districts (both states, and Congressional districts) are so unequal.

Since Wyoming has such a small fraction of the population of California, for example, a Wyoming resident would have a much larger influence on the election with his vote than a Californian.

For simplicity's sake, and to eliminate the inequality of influence of different parts of the country, I say go with the popular vote.

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