U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly has proposed a bill to address the issue of people waiting hours in line to vote on Election Day. This bill authorizes a federal program to award grants based on how well states can improve access to the polls in at least nine specific ways, including: Providing flexible registration opportunities, including… More Gerry Connolly Proposes Election Reforms
Prior to the presidential election, a number of people once again made noise about junking the Electoral College in favor of electing the president by national popular vote. If anything, the magnitude of damage and devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy should offer them pause on this. All it takes is one natural disaster hitting a… More A Counter-Proposal To Those Wanting The Popular Vote To Elect The President
Now is the time to put it on the line and make your predictions. Here’s mine for the presidential: We’ll know by around 10 p.m. tomorrow night if this scenario will play out once we have a good idea on how the Virginia (polls close at 7 p.m.) and Ohio (polls close at 7:30 p.m.)… More 2012 Election Predictions
Here’s where we see the current landscape of the 2012 electoral map using RealClearPolitics “Create Your Own Map” program. The way I see this race now, Romney is at 244 and Obama is at 201 in the Electoral College. I have not changed any states to “Toss-Up” status here from the most current Real Clear… More Virtucon’s Current Electoral College Map Projections
You think 2000 was bad when the popular vote winner lost the Electoral College vote and citizens unfamiliar with the Constitution were angered, wait and see what happens if this plays out… Only twice has the Electoral College not produced a winner — 1800 and 1824 — and the House of Representatives selected Thomas… More 2012 Electoral College Nightmare Scenario
Here’s where we see the current Electoral College landscape using RealClearPolitics “Create Your Own Map” program. Despite recent polls showing Romney with slim leads in IA, MI and WI, we are keeping them in the toss up category. Agree? Disagree? DISCUSS!
In a piece titled, “Romney’s bright electoral landscape,” WashPo’s Jennifer Rubin details Mitt Romney’s path to reaching 270 Electoral Votes and winning the presidency. All he needs is to do better than McCain in ’08 — he can even do worse than Bush in ’04. Rubin starts Romney out at 170 EVs where he currently… More WashPo Lays Out Path For Romney To Reach 270 EVs