California’s Congressional Districts
North Carolina appears to be changing their electoral college Presidential selection system just in time for the 2008 election.
And who is spurring this change?
Why the Democrats……
North Carolina appears headed to becoming the third state in the nation to abandon the winner-take-all method for awarding its electoral votes as the House tentatively agreed Thursday to shelve the method.
In its place, according to the measure approved on a largely party-line vote, would be a more proportional method that would reward the presidential candidate who receives the most votes in each of the state’s congressional districts.
The Senate already has passed the meaure, which would take effect in 2008. A final House vote could come Friday, then the bill would go to Gov. Mike Easley, a Democrat, just like the majority in the Legislature, which has backed the change. The state Democratic Party also supports it.
Republicans called the change a cheap way to give Democrats, who have been shut out in North Carolina since 1980, some electoral votes.
What a wonderful idea.
Flap says the GOP should begin the process of change in California and New York.
You say that would give the GOP an advantage.
Republicans in the California Legislature should have proposed this Democrat solution years ago.Â Oh Arnold……….
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