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Thu Nov 8, 2018, 06:56 PM

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I'm trying to figure this out - we win the popular vote by millions, but lose senate seats? How is that so? I'm sorry if this is a dumb question.

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FreeRunning Nov 8 OP
dlk Nov 8 #1
The Genealogist Nov 8 #2
In It to Win It Nov 8 #3

Response to FreeRunning (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:03 PM

1. It's the Gerrymandering Coupled with Voter Suppression

In other words, epic cheating. Itís been happening for years.

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Response to FreeRunning (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:06 PM

2. Every state gets two senators

A candidate in California can get several times more votes than there are people total in a state like Wyoming, and still lose.

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Response to FreeRunning (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2018, 07:07 PM

3. Democrats bunched in few places

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