Wednesday, July 23, 2008

How the electorial map might look...

America has an interesting system in which we do NOT directly vote for our president. We instead vote for electors who then vote for president. This archaic system was devised due to the distances and poor communication that existed in the era when the Constitution was wirtten. It also presupposed that the averave bumpkin farmer was unable to think for himself. While there have been attempts to repeal this bizarre system, all have failed.

So, the game has been, what will the electorial map look like for the upcomming election. The LA Times has an interesting site which allows you to put up your own sceneraio as to how the electorial map of the US might look like. This is my take on the map:

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