Skip to comments.Feinstein wants end to Electoral College Senator says she'll seek constitutional amendment
Posted on 12/23/2004 8:40:52 AM PST by 1066AD
Feinstein wants end to Electoral College Senator says she'll seek constitutional amendment
- Edward Epstein, Chronicle Washington Bureau Thursday, December 23, 2004
Washington -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Wednesday that when Congress returns in January, she will propose a constitutional amendment to abolish the Electoral College and replace it with a one-person, one-vote system for electing the nation's president and vice president.
"The Electoral College is an anachronism, and the time has come to bring our democracy into the 21st century," Feinstein said in a statement.
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Dream on, verminous Weasel Woman.
Dubya still wins!!!!
I wonder if she'd be doing this if she represented Idaho?
Can you post a list of the Democrat senators from the small states..the ones with only a few EVs..this will be a very popular position for them to take.
Too many red states.
It could never get ratified. State's like mine would never be campaign stops without the electoral college, and for that very reason, the states with smaller populations would never stand for it.
The only way to have a Hillary win.
These weasels know that the urban masses are ignorant, and choose to ignore the wise words of our founding fathers about democracy being the weakest form of government.
Representative republic all the way baby!
How about One Congressional District = 1 Electoral Vote. Think our girl Dianne would go for that? Not in your lifetime.
I say OK if the amendment also includes repealing the 17th amendment.
Feinstein is a poster child for civilian ownership of .50bmg rifles. She wants to disarm the masses and then bring looney liberal tyranny of the coasts to the entire country.
Molon labe you ghoul, that goes for my guns and the electoral college.
As much as I hate to say it "I agree with this DemoRAT". The electoral college has long outlived it's usefulness. With todays communications setup we don't need it.
Senator! Sit down and shut up!
The Elector College serves a very important purpose, like it or not. It keeps heavily populated areas from domineering the election.
Had there been no Electoral College in '00 or '04, states like NM, NH, etc., would have had little-to-no significance. Elections would be determined by NYC, LA, DFW, Houston, Jacksonville, Chicago.
The Founding Fathers had much more wisdom and insight, and a whole lot less polical agenda than YOU, Diane. They created the Electoral College to give better representation and significance to the rural areas. It is amazing the insights they had.
It is frightening the idiocy contemporary lawmakers show---you wanting to eliminate the Electoral College; Hatch and others wanting to allow foreigners to run for the Presidency; Hatch wanting to allow foreigners to vote in OUR election.
I don't think so! The system while flawed has worked well for over 200 years!
You are highly confused. It is needed more now than ever.
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