Originally Posted by tmax63
Ever the conservative I would consider 1 electoral vote for the popular vote to prevent the 269-269 tie that is possible today but not 29.
I like this idea. Basically, electoral vote trumps popular vote except in the instance of an exact tie. The current tie breaking procedure is a bit bizarre.
Homer: [looking at watch] Two hours? Why'd they build this ghost town so far away?
Lisa: Because they discovered gold over there!
Homer: It's because they're stupid, that's why. That's why everybody does everything.