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Posted: 11/3/2004 11:06:15 AM EST
Anyone have any info on what the EV count would have been had all states divided their EV's according to popular vote rather than having a winner take all system?

Link Posted: 11/3/2004 11:07:25 AM EST

Originally Posted By Burley:
Anyone have any info on what the EV count would have been had all states divided their EV's according to popular vote rather than having a winner take all system?




It would have been irrelevant, as a proportioned EV system would render us a democracy, not a republic.
Link Posted: 11/3/2004 11:08:36 AM EST

Originally Posted By arowneragain:

Originally Posted By Burley:
Anyone have any info on what the EV count would have been had all states divided their EV's according to popular vote rather than having a winner take all system?




It would have been irrelevant, as a proportioned EV system would render us a democracy, not a republic.



All the same, I would be interested to see what the results would have been without Kerry taking all of CA's 55 EV's.
Link Posted: 11/3/2004 11:09:34 AM EST

Originally Posted By arowneragain:

Originally Posted By Burley:
Anyone have any info on what the EV count would have been had all states divided their EV's according to popular vote rather than having a winner take all system?




It would have been irrelevant, as a proportioned EV system would render us a democracy, not a republic.



No it would not we still elect representatives.
Link Posted: 11/3/2004 11:11:09 AM EST
ok, ill bite...

im on this unless someone beats me to it...

Link Posted: 11/3/2004 11:20:38 AM EST
[Last Edit: 11/3/2004 11:22:52 AM EST by manghu67]
STATE-- R-- D-- EV-- REV-- DEV
Alabama-- 63% 37% 9 5.67 3.33
Alaska-- 62% 35% 3 1.86 1.05
Arizona-- 55% 44% 10 5.5 4.4
Arkansas-- 54% 45% 6 3.24 2.7
California-- 44% 55% 55 24.2 30.25
Colorado-- 53% 46% 9 4.77 4.14
Connecticut-- 44% 54% 7 3.08 3.78
Delaware-- 46% 53% 3 1.38 1.59
Florida-- 52% 47% 27 14.04 12.69
Georgia-- 59% 41% 15 8.85 6.15
Hawaii-- 45% 54% 4 1.8 2.16
Idaho-- 68% 30% 4 2.72 1.2
Illinois-- 45% 55% 21 9.45 11.55
Indiana-- 60% 39% 11 6.6 4.29
Iowa-- 50% 49% 7 3.5 3.43
Kansas-- 62% 36% 6 3.72 2.16
Kentucky-- 60% 40% 8 4.8 3.2
Louisiana-- 57% 42% 9 5.13 3.78
Maine-- 45% 53% 4 1.8 2.12
Maryland-- 43% 56% 10 4.3 5.6
Massachusetts-- 37% 62% 12 4.44 7.44
Michigan-- 48% 51% 17 8.16 8.67
Minnesota-- 48% 51% 10 4.8 5.1
Mississippi-- 60% 40% 6 3.6 2.4
Missouri-- 53% 46% 11 5.83 5.06
Montana-- 59% 38% 3 1.77 1.14
Nebraska-- 67% 32% 5 3.35 1.6
Nevada-- 50% 48% 5 2.5 2.4
New Hampshire-- 49% 50% 4 1.96 2
New Jersey-- 46% 53% 15 6.9 7.95
New Mexico-- 50% 49% 5 2.5 2.45
New York-- 40% 58% 31 12.4 17.98
North Carolina-- 56% 43% 15 8.4 6.45
North Dakota-- 63% 35% 3 1.89 1.05
Ohio-- 51% 49% 20 10.2 9.8
Oklahoma-- 66% 34% 7 4.62 2.38
Oregon-- 47% 52% 7 3.29 3.64
Pennsylvania-- 49% 51% 21 10.29 10.71
Rhode Island-- 39% 60% 4 1.56 2.4
South Carolina-- 58% 41% 8 4.64 3.28
South Dakota-- 60% 38% 3 1.8 1.14
Tennessee-- 57% 42% 11 6.27 4.62
Texas-- 61% 38% 34 20.74 12.92
Utah-- 71% 27% 5 3.55 1.35
Vermont-- 39% 59% 3 1.17 1.77
Virginia-- 54% 45% 13 7.02 5.85
Washington-- 46% 52% 11 5.06 5.72
Washington, D.C.-- 9% 90% 3 0.27 2.7
West Virginia-- 56% 43% 5 2.8 2.15
Wisconsin-- 49% 50% 10 4.9 5
Wyoming-- 69% 29% 3 2.07 0.87


Totals:

Bush: 275.16

Kerry: 257.56
Link Posted: 11/3/2004 11:22:05 AM EST

Originally Posted By Max_Mike:

Originally Posted By arowneragain:

Originally Posted By Burley:
Anyone have any info on what the EV count would have been had all states divided their EV's according to popular vote rather than having a winner take all system?




It would have been irrelevant, as a proportioned EV system would render us a democracy, not a republic.



No it would not we still elect representatives.



But wouldn't that be taking away one of their major responsibilities?
Link Posted: 11/3/2004 11:23:24 AM EST

Originally Posted By arowneragain:

Originally Posted By Max_Mike:

Originally Posted By arowneragain:

Originally Posted By Burley:
Anyone have any info on what the EV count would have been had all states divided their EV's according to popular vote rather than having a winner take all system?




It would have been irrelevant, as a proportioned EV system would render us a democracy, not a republic.



No it would not we still elect representatives.



But wouldn't that be taking away one of their major responsibilities?



my results indicate that we still would have won...
Link Posted: 11/3/2004 11:30:58 AM EST

Originally Posted By manghu67:

Originally Posted By arowneragain:

Originally Posted By Max_Mike:

Originally Posted By arowneragain:

Originally Posted By Burley:
Anyone have any info on what the EV count would have been had all states divided their EV's according to popular vote rather than having a winner take all system?




It would have been irrelevant, as a proportioned EV system would render us a democracy, not a republic.



No it would not we still elect representatives.



But wouldn't that be taking away one of their major responsibilities?



my results indicate that we still would have won...



Yes, but that's not what I asked.

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