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Donkey_Punch_Dubya Donating Member (170 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-22-08 05:57 PM
Response to Reply #13
14. I think the Constitution says
that electors will be chosed by each State. They used to be selected by state governments in many cases, but the language can also mean selected by the states through voting, like it is now.
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  -Howard Dean calls for an end to the electoral college housewolf  May-22-08 03:11 PM   #0 
  - I live in an urban area of a big state, fine with me.  RGBolen   May-22-08 03:12 PM   #1 
  - I live in the only big city in a state with a low population  Warpy   May-22-08 03:15 PM   #2 
  - timing? how about AFTER the election?  robinlynne   May-22-08 03:17 PM   #3 
  - The timing will be never  MonkeyFunk   May-22-08 06:50 PM   #18 
     - at a minimum  SCantiGOP   May-23-08 12:37 PM   #29 
  - I agree Dean  poppysgal   May-22-08 03:21 PM   #4 
  - Good luck. Need a constitutional amendment.  Clear Blue Sky   May-22-08 03:24 PM   #5 
  - Not really irrelevant  Donkey_Punch_Dubya   May-22-08 05:43 PM   #9 
     - But without the college,  Clear Blue Sky   May-22-08 05:47 PM   #10 
     - Welcome to DU, Donkey_Punch_Dubya !  Breeze54   May-22-08 05:48 PM   #11 
     - Thanks!  Donkey_Punch_Dubya   May-22-08 05:51 PM   #12 
     - If per capita is your argument then we should eliminate the Senate.  bamalib   May-22-08 09:58 PM   #28 
  - I've been whining about the EC for years  simskl   May-22-08 03:51 PM   #6 
  - Dean needs to call an end to this infighting with the party he's useless  bigdarryl   May-22-08 05:22 PM   #7 
  - YES!! Many Dem Reps are saying this on PROGESSIVE RADIO Interviews!!  Breeze54   May-22-08 05:24 PM   #8 
  - Am I wrong? I don't think the US Const even gives us the right to vote for Pres.  Rosemary2205   May-22-08 05:53 PM   #13 
  - I think the Constitution says  Donkey_Punch_Dubya   May-22-08 05:57 PM   #14 
  - In the Conyer's Basement Hearings after '04 Election Fiasco, Rep. Jesse Jackson, jr. Promised he'd  KoKo01   May-22-08 09:40 PM   #24 
  - Good!  libodem   May-22-08 05:58 PM   #15 
  - We should transition to a run-off system, such as what France utilizes for pres. elections.  Selatius   May-22-08 06:04 PM   #16 
  - It was never fine, even in the days of the Pony Express  DavidD   May-22-08 06:06 PM   #17 
  - That is a great statement.  New Dawn   May-22-08 06:56 PM   #19 
  - From Dean's lips to God's ear......  Jade Fox   May-22-08 07:48 PM   #20 
  - It would encourage more participation.  mzmolly   May-22-08 08:43 PM   #21 
  - Matter of fact, according to the US Constitution, the 50 states can have 50 different ways....  suston96   May-22-08 08:44 PM   #22 
  - Good on ya, Dr. Dean!  checks-n-balances   May-22-08 09:34 PM   #23 
  - That should have been #1 priority since 2000 & hasn't been. DNC needs to delete super-delegates and  UTUSN   May-22-08 09:44 PM   #25 
  - Finally!  salguine   May-22-08 09:52 PM   #26 
  - Finally!  salguine   May-22-08 09:52 PM   #27 

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