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Old 01-27-2013, 09:26 AM   #75
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Originally Posted by Arkie View Post
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.
In theory you are correct, but the way the State Legislatures are "drawing" the congressional distracts, there is purpose attempt to disfranchise urban voters. See examples in Missouri (http://fox2now.com/2012/05/25/missou...ting-decision/) and Texas (http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2...blican-leaders)
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