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useless_bum@my-deja.com

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Re: Math and the electoral college's virtue
Posted: Nov 17, 2000 1:28 PM
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In article <8uhak9$8vu$1@nnrp1.deja.com>,
Chip Eastham <chip_eastham@my-deja.com> wrote:
>
>
> Check out this nontechnical discussion of a mathematical analysis of
> the democratic virtue of the Electoral College in choosing the U.S.
> Presidents:
>
> http://www.avagara.com/e_c/reference/00012001.htm
>
> Regards,
> Chip


The current situation shows the strength of the electoral college
system in this way. Suppose the president were elected by nationwide
popular vote, and the result was very close. The recount would be
nationwide instead of statewide, an impossible situation. The college
system localizes the controversy to one state.


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