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After Romney Loss, GOP Resurrects Plan to Rig Electoral College

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In September, top Pennsylvania Republicans shocked the nation by proposing a change to the state's election rules that would have rigged the Electoral College in favor of Mitt Romney. Facing a nationwide backlash, the state's GOP backed down--but not before Wisconsin Republicans considered a similar plan. With the old rules still in place, President Barack Obama won a 332-206 electoral college victory over Romney.

But now that Romney has been defeated, prominent GOPers are once again mulling rule changes that could make it harder for Democrats to win the White House--and easier for Republicans to claim Electoral College votes in states where they lose the popular vote.

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Republicans see themselves as an oppressed minorit... by Scott Baker on Friday, Dec 7, 2012 at 5:27:15 AM
Obvious partisan machinations like these should... by S E on Friday, Dec 7, 2012 at 1:51:01 PM
Needs resurrecting by none other than the Group of... by Sister Begonia on Saturday, Dec 8, 2012 at 10:56:30 AM