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Old 01-26-2013, 05:09 PM   #59
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I see the point you and Ro are making. (The GOP is focusing on states that would help them by gaining red districts in blue states.) But it would go both ways if all states awarded votes to districts. The black districts in the deep south would have their voices heard, as would the Hispanics in Texas. The will of the people should reflect the urban areas in red states everywhere, not just Omaha.
The minority,as in population,shouldn't decide who gets elected. Going by district would do just that,if a state has 20 districts with 1 million in 8 districts & 1,000 living in the 12 remaining districts. You'd have a minority deciding the election. It's not right no matter how you slice it.
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