Bill Roper (billroper) wrote,
Bill Roper
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Musing About the Electoral College

It suddenly strikes me that there would be a major advantage to mandating that the electors in the Electoral College be chosen by U.S. House district (with the overall winner for the state getting two bonus electors) instead of the current winner-take-all system:

There would be an incentive to draw competitive House districts rather than safe districts, since you would have the chance of delivering more electoral votes to your party's presidential candidate. On the other hand, the same argument would go for the House of Representatives and hasn't seemed to work yet there, so...
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