If you can't beat 'em, change the rules.
January 23, 2013 9:36 PM Subscribe
Virginia moves ahead with its attempt to change its winner-takes-all method of apportioning electoral votes. The bill would apportion electors by congressional district to the candidate who wins each of the state's 11 districts. The candidate who carries a majority of the districts would also win the two electors not tied to congressional districts. Although Barack Obama won all of Virginia's electoral votes in 2012, he would have only won four of the nine votes under this plan.
This post was deleted for the following reason: This is pretty thin for an important topic, plus a mistake in the numbers... Maybe try again with something more in-depth? -- taz
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