Electoral College Shakeup

How Republicans could put a lock on the presidency.

By Rob Richie

As partisans sift through data from the 2012 presidential elections, the impact of our current Electoral College rules is getting particular scrutiny, as is the potential impact of changing those rules before the 2016 election. Given that the Constitution gives states plenary authority over how to allocate [RETURN TO ARTICLE]

  • Reader Comments

    Corporate America has tons of money and lots of political whores to do it’s bidding.
    They have enabled destruction of the middle class using their henchmen in Washington DC and many of the state Capitals.

    Posted by Aneesia on Dec 14, 2012 at 10:34 AM

    Your analysis is interesting.  One factor not in the GOP’s favor is the changing demographics in states like Arizona and Texas, making them eventually more purple like Florida.  Also, a different Democratic candidate like Hillary Clinton could pick up some red states like Arkansas.

    Posted by howieinbrissie on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:05 PM

    Wow, haven’t been here in ages. So you no longer have to log in to post? Seems traffic here is way down.

    Interesting article. But if there’s any of the old timers still around, I’m more interested in what happened to this site than changes in the EC. Update anyone?

    Posted by Recursive Prophet on Dec 18, 2012 at 8:32 PM