Monthly Archives: October 2016

More Background and Info on the Electoral College

There is a lot of information on the electoral college; origins, history, role in the electoral college and positions for and against.  Make up your own mind.  Below are some sites that provide basic information.  Enjoy. https://www.archives.gov/federal-register/electoral-college/about.html http://people.howstuffworks.com/electoral-college.htm https://www.gilderlehrman.org/sites/default/files/inline-pdfs/What%20Is%20the%20Electoral%20College%202.pdf http://www.politico.com/story/2012/12/keep-electoral-college-for-fair-presidential-votes-084651Continue reading

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Proof that Liberals and Conservatives Agree on the Fundamentals

Below are two links to information in favor of abolishing the electoral college.  One link, a video, is from a conservative organization and the other, an article, is from a liberal organization.  Politicians would like us to believe we and … Continue reading

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More About Gerrymandering Including Some Interesting News

OBAMA/HOLDER TO GET INVOLVED IN GERRYMANDERING ISSUE Eric Holder, former Attorney General of the United States, and Barack Obama are going to team up post-Presidency to address the issue of gerrymandering.  They are taking a state-by-state approach.  It is already … Continue reading

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Gerrymandering

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PROPOSED REFORMS TO THE AMERICAN ELECTORAL SYSTEM

Thanks to all who contributed.  Below is a summation of the comments received organized by topic.  We will post a poll allowing you to rank the importance of each identified problem. Money Corrupting influence of money Cost of running for … Continue reading

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Really Important Info

No matter in what manner we decide to push electoral change, we will have to go through the States for approval.  The Dianne Rhem show yesterday was about ballot initiatives in various states.  This information is invaluable to us so … Continue reading

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