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Should the Electoral College go?

Is it outdated?

Still a need??

 
sweet-a-kins

Asked by sweet-a-kins at 9:38 AM on Jul. 20, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (15)
  • it's too easy to play with now. Like most of our system, it's antiquated.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 9:47 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • While it has its problems, there is a good reason for it. Without it, there would be no reason for people in small population states or rural areas to vote at all. The people on the East and West coast who live in large, crowded cities would have all the say.

    From what I've seen on CM, many people who live in the city have no idea the issues of rural areas. Many seem to have disdain for people who live in "flyover" country. They don't see that city life cannot be maintained without the rural support. Some "city people" have made incredibly arrogant, bigoted remarks, and I certainly wouldn't want them to make decisions about the wheat farmer in ND.
    mancosmomma

    Answer by mancosmomma at 10:04 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • um, Mancos, I need to hear that story...

    i agree that a system is needed, but the electoral college is too easy to mess around with now.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 10:18 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • I think Constitution and now the electoral college are just fine but everyone wants CHANGES? Lets keep things the way they are....it has always worked.
    gertie41

    Answer by gertie41 at 10:39 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • There are reasons for it but there are many reasons against it. The worst being that in these days of partisanship and corruption it just doesn't feel right. We saw to many shady moves during the last election.
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 11:02 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • No, we should keep it.
    Natesmom507

    Answer by Natesmom507 at 11:22 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • Up all night chasing cats?

    Is that a metaphor?

    **********
    I truly wish! LOL Actual cats, unfortunately. Trying to reduce my herd by getting a feral momma fixed.
    mancosmomma

    Answer by mancosmomma at 11:57 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • I agree, I can't believe its still being used,,,

    sweet-a-kins

    Comment by sweet-a-kins (original poster) at 9:49 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • If my last answer was a little fuzzy, I was up chasing cats all night (long story) and haven't had coffee yet.
    mancosmomma

    Answer by mancosmomma at 10:04 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

  • Up all night chasing cats?


    Is that a metaphor?


    LOL

    sweet-a-kins

    Comment by sweet-a-kins (original poster) at 10:07 AM on Jul. 20, 2010

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