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  •  The Electoral College DOESN'T require a Constitut- (9+ / 0-)

    ional amendment.  The National Popular Vote Compact which so far has been approved by states with some 132 Electoral Votes, goes into effect when states with 270 Electoral Votes approve it.  This Compact, which does an end run around the Constitution awards the EV of those states in the Compact to the winner of the National Popular Vote.

    The negative aspects of this Compact is that any one state that withdraws from the Compact will cause it to no longer be effective.  But, at least it is a temporary stop gap method from one party or another to steal the presidency by EV fraud and games.

    •  271. NT (0+ / 0-)

      "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

      by HeyMikey on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 08:41:36 AM PST

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      •  No, I'm wrong. It's 270. Sorry. NT (1+ / 0-)
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        "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

        by HeyMikey on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 08:42:07 AM PST

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