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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:02 AM

House Dem. candidates collectively won the popular vote.

So, the People's House is not the people's house.. .If only we had some system of Proportional Representation the House's makeup would be what.?
Democratic House Candidates Received More Votes Than Republicans

While Republicans hung onto control of the House of Representatives after Tuesday's election, Democratic candidates across the U.S. received more total votes than Republican candidates did.

While not all ballots have been counted, Democrats hold an edge over Republicans in overall votes. According to ThinkProgress, 53,952,240 votes were cast for Democratic candidates, while Republican candidates received 53,402,643. However, thanks in part to redistricting, Republicans will hold more than half the seats in the House while receiving less than half of overall votes.


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