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Response to pink-o (Original post)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 09:29 PM

21. Because most people don't really get the Electoral College

It's far easier to say that the race is X% to Y% nationally. It's pretty rare that the popular vote and the Electoral College vote are too dissimilar. And going over 50 states, or even the 10 to 15 that are reasonably up for grabs would take too much time to discuss in a news segment.

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