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Liberal States want to bypass Electoral College in 2012 election

July 20, 2010 politisite 0

The Electoral College is a frequently discussed, and often criticized, way of choosing the president. Hoping to bypass it, some states believe they’ve come up with a better method. As The Boston Globe reports today (July 20), Massachusetts could become the sixth state — along with Illinois, New Jersey, Hawaii, Maryland and Washington — to pass legislation that would skip the Electoral College system altogether. Under the new plan, the […]