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Fri Jan 18, 2013, 02:24 PM

Stop partisan gerrymandering of the electoral college

Petition to the White House

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/stop-partisan-gerrymandering-electoral-college/HzL2rd7m

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Reply Stop partisan gerrymandering of the electoral college (Original post)
meow2u3 Jan 2013 OP
LineReply k
rhett o rick Jan 2013 #1
Angry Dragon Jan 2013 #2
Blue_Tires Jan 2013 #3
Motown_Johnny Jan 2013 #5
Angry Dragon Jan 2013 #9
Motown_Johnny Jan 2013 #10
dlwickham Jan 2013 #4
Motown_Johnny Jan 2013 #6
dlwickham Jan 2013 #8
pennylane100 Jan 2013 #7
dlwickham Jan 2013 #11

Response to meow2u3 (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 02:33 PM

1. k

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Response to meow2u3 (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 02:34 PM

2. get rid of the electoral college

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 02:38 PM

3. ^^^^^^^^^^THIS

It pisses me off that this idea gets ZERO discussion anymore...Back in '01-'02, both sides at least used to talk about it...

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #2)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:07 PM

5. That would take a constitutional amendment

and you need 2/3 in each house of Congress plus 3/4 of the states all voting for it.


This is a political impossibility. To many states, and their representatives, would need to vote to reduce their own influence in picking our President. This will never happen.

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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #5)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:31 PM

9. Why do we need it and does it do any good??

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #9)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 04:26 PM

10. It is in the Constitution. It is the law.


I am not going to argue the merits, the fact remains that changing it is impossible (in any practical sense).


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Response to meow2u3 (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:04 PM

4. Signed

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Response to meow2u3 (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:08 PM

6. #1,579, this needs more help. Shared and Tweeted also.

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Response to Motown_Johnny (Reply #6)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:09 PM

8. I've been sending the link to friends on Facebook

wonder if we could get this link pinned

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Response to meow2u3 (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 03:09 PM

7. Just signed it.

Also signed a few more while I was there.

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Response to meow2u3 (Original post)

Fri Jan 18, 2013, 06:01 PM

11. kick

just because this is important

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