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One of the possibilities tomorrow night -- one man wins the popular vote the other the Electoral College.
It has happened before and is the reason some want to abandon the Electoral College altogether but not the Electoral College -- a lot -- -- -- -- live.
-- with more William.
We'll make if we got rid of it it would mean that all votes matter not just those in sways swing states because right now -- -- small -- solid red -- blue.
You don't matter because you don't elect presidents by popular vote.
Just moments ago I spoke with George W.
Bush and congratulated him on becoming the 43 president of the United States.
Could it happen again.
One candidate wins the popular vote the other the electoral college and it.
It's happened four times in American history.
It's going to happen a fifth time is it this year nobody knows some national polls show governor Romney could win the race but lose the election current system has the problem that the presidential campaign.
Concentrates on only about ten of the fifty states and at least four out of five Americans.
Out of the process of deciding who their president should be doctor John -- leads an effort to eliminate the Electoral College.
Ten ballots and Sally got fifteen -- -- well.
-- -- by the national popular vote initiative underscores his points -- using the Electoral College system today and that means that Sally doesn't win.
In the last decade prominent Democrats including Barack Obama favored scrapping Electoral College yes -- -- eliminate the Electoral College -- -- yes well some Republicans argued against it imagine the irony if Obama loses the popular vote but wins reelection.
Everybody's going to flip a 180 degrees of this actually happens that is Democrats will say.
That's the way the system work -- can't change the rules in the middle of the game.
And Republicans are going to say without the popular vote a president lacks legitimacy.
So nine states so.
I have voted to dropped Electoral College make it may need about another.
About an equal number of.
States to actually.
Change the system back to.
Not likely to happen William La Jeunesse thank you.
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