Gerry Connolly Proposes Election Reforms

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

A Counter-Proposal To Those Wanting The Popular Vote To Elect The President

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

Virtucon’s Current Electoral College Map Projections

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

WashPo Lays Out Path For Romney To Reach 270 EVs

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