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  •  I thought that was unconstitutional (0+ / 0-)

    but then I Googled and found on snopes that, in fact, the presidential candidate and VP candidate can come from the same state, but the electors in the electoral college from their home state can't vote for both of them, thus depriving them of possibly critical votes if they come from a big state. (Remember Cheney "moving" back to Wyoming in 2000 so he and Bush wouldn't both be Texans?)

    I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you different. -- Kurt Vonnegut

    by sabishi on Fri Jan 20, 2012 at 12:11:23 PM PST

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