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Re: jumping into the fray

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From: L. P. Skeen (lpskeen_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Nov 06 2000 - 13:33:10 PST


> Actually this debate depends on your state. Since we don't directly elect
> the president, but elect the electoral collage, who elect the president.
If
> your state is a toss up state, then voting for a third party candidate
might
> get the worse of two evils elected rather than the least offensive. On
the
> other hand if your state is solidly behind the worse of the two evils,
then
> voting your conscience can help send a message

1. Whose bright idea was this anyway? How can we change it so that our
votes actually matter?

2. When did we elect the electoral college? I don't remember voting for
any of them.

3. How do you know which candidate your electoral college is being paid to
vote for?

L