Maryland joins the ranks of states attempting to thwart the electoral college. Maryland's General Assembly approved a bill [PDF] to ignore the U.S. Electoral College [official website] in presidential elections, instead awarding the state's 10 electoral votes to the winner of the national popular vote. [via | previously on MeFi | more inside]
A backdoor plan to thwart the electoral college Some states try to ensure that the winner of popular vote becomes president
Counting the Real People’s Vote. A motion for the electoral college, a separation of voters into "real people" and the "secular urban base."
Even when it looks like it's over, it's not. Thanks to the electoral college system, we still won't know for sure until next week. The funny thing about this group who's trying to get Bush electors to switch their votes is that they don't even like or support Gore. They're just against the electoral system.
More Fun With the Electoral College! What's most disturbing isn't that it may be weeks or months before we actually know who won the election. I mean who cares? Neither of these guys represent you. They both suck. The disturbing part is that it is actually possible the voices of hundreds of thousands of Florida voters might not be heard at all!
This map, sized based on electoral proportions makes a lot more sense than the standard state-by-state or county-by-county one (that last one was marked up by peterme).
Math Against Tyranny... A mathmatician discusses the virtues of the Electoral College.
US Votes Republican -- except for all the people. Anyone still need an explanation of the Electoral College?
Presidential election projection, based on likely Electoral College votes. Which is the right way to do it, after all. The guy running the page is the editor of Web, White, & Blue, an online digest of political news from around the Web. Seems very even handed. The projections come from state-by-state polling data, and change as new polls come in. Current leader: Gore, by 34 out of 535 votes.