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  •  The Dems already do something like this (1+ / 0-)
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    MPociask

    with their convention delegates:

    just take statewide voter percentages, and award EC's by that manner
    A candidate must reach a certain threshold (I think 15%) in order to qualify for any delegates from that state.  The fractional remainders are "rounded up" in favor of the canditate with more popular votes.

    The Repubs allow each state committee to decide; some do proportional, others winner-take-all.

    Under such a system the infamous 2000 election in Florida would have awarded the electoral votes 13 to Bush and 12 to Gore.  However, it still gives disproportionale power to the small states because of the 2 senators.

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