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Tue Jan 22, 2013, 01:23 AM

I'm very concern about the rethugs attempt to gerrymander the electoral collage

These COWARDS!! will try at nothing to steal and rig elections.PA has introduce a bill that would change the winner take all.And I'm guessing more states that have rethug Governors and Legislators will follow just like they tried to keep democrats from voting

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Reply I'm very concern about the rethugs attempt to gerrymander the electoral collage (Original post)
bigdarryl Jan 2013 OP
gateley Jan 2013 #1
samsingh Jan 2013 #2
xxxsdesdexxx Jan 2013 #3
Major Nikon Jan 2013 #4
Cosmocat Jan 2013 #6
Demo_Chris Jan 2013 #5
Liberal_Stalwart71 Jan 2013 #7
LisaLynne Jan 2013 #8
Filibuster Harry Jan 2013 #9
HappyMe Jan 2013 #10

Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 01:26 AM

1. The redistricting didn't yield the results they wanted. Onward! This truly IS cause for concern.

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 02:28 AM

2. i agree with you

this is an attack on Democracy

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 02:39 AM

3. Yes this is such bs.

We are really going to need to have a huge fight over this. We will need to march and be in the streets in order for our votes to be meaningful!

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 03:59 AM

4. I don't really see it helping them too much

PA is traditionally a swing state so changing the winner take all dynamic can work against them just as easily. It also means PA will simply become politically irrelevant in the presidential race. For that reason alone I doubt their legislature will go for it. I'd love it if Texas did this.

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Response to Major Nikon (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 07:20 AM

6. Pa is a MAJOR issue

these jackwagons were going to do this crape this time last year, but put their fingers to the wind and went with the worst voter ID law in the country instead.

Pa is NOT a "swing" state in presidential elections.

Has gone D since Clinton's first election.

Meanwhile, though democratic candidates for the congress got more total votes than the republican candidates, the Rs won 12 of 18 House districts.

Instead of the total 18 EVs going to the President this year, it would have been 5, with 13 going to Romney.

That is the difference in an close election.

I would appreciate ANY help from outside in giving this as much attention as possible.

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 06:32 AM

5. I am very concerned as well (nt)

 

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 08:38 AM

7. This should concern us all. Redistricting gave the Rethugs the House even though the Dems got more

votes! Redistricting on behalf of the Rethugs is killing us at the state and local levels, too.

We can't be complacent. There is still much more work to be done.

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 09:33 AM

8. Yes, we all should be.

The only thing the last election did, as far as I can tell, to the Repug way of thinking is that they realized too many people voted Democratic to allow their shady voter suppression and other tactics to work (as I still believe they did in 2000 and 2004). They know they have to up the game now. Gerrymandering has worked for them in the past, just at a lower level. I think this is going to be their plan as they see now that with a straight up vote, they have no chance of winning.

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 10:14 AM

9. Definitely a concern. Need to step up and make this publicly known. They will not stop until -

these R bastards.

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Response to bigdarryl (Original post)

Tue Jan 22, 2013, 10:42 AM

10. Here's more --

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