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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Fri Jan 4, 2019, 05:30 AM

17. And prorate each Senator's vote.

Give their vote a proportional weight based on the population of their State divided by the total US population divided by 2 times 100. Each California Senator would have an approximate 6.25 share of 100 votes. Each Wisconsin Senator would have an approximate .781 share of 100 votes. The people would have fair and proportionate representation and the math would be simple. Note: The State and US population numbers I used are approximate, rounded, and used to illustrate the concept only.

Of course this in one sense would create a second body with proportional representation but, I could be argued that since the races are State-wide, the representation would be more true to the wishes of the entire State and not subject to regionalization or Gerrymandering and therefore a superior body retaining some of the superior status of the Senate. The Senate would/could become more of a "Council of Adjunct State Governors". Or something like that. Anyway, aint never gonna happen but, a person can dream, can't he?

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