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Very early, but the electoral (Original Post) sadoldgirl May 2015 OP
The GOP is trying this in Michigan or tried this last month in Michigan Gothmog May 2015 #1
Maine and Nebraska have already done this. former9thward May 2015 #2
The GOP knows they are up against it when it comes to the electoral college Cali_Democrat May 2015 #3

Gothmog

(142,834 posts)
1. The GOP is trying this in Michigan or tried this last month in Michigan
Fri May 1, 2015, 05:52 PM
May 2015

People are watching these tricks and will raise holy heck if the GOP gets close to passing one of these "reforms"

former9thward

(31,474 posts)
2. Maine and Nebraska have already done this.
Fri May 1, 2015, 05:53 PM
May 2015

In 2008 this gave Obama one more electoral vote than he would have under the old system. One of NE congressional districts voted for Obama.

 

Cali_Democrat

(30,439 posts)
3. The GOP knows they are up against it when it comes to the electoral college
Fri May 1, 2015, 05:57 PM
May 2015

It's looking like they would have to win every single swing state to even have a chance in 2016.

But Republicans aren't the type to change their policies. They would rather change the rules.

I think some states are exploring splitting their electoral votes in order to help Republicans, but I haven't heard anything lately.

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