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  • Presidential electoral vote changes supported by delegates at Michigan Republican Party convention

    02/25/2013 6:24:38 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 19 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | February 25, 2013 | Tim Martin
    LANSING, MI - Delegates at the recent Michigan Republican Party state convention overwhelmingly endorsed a resolution in support of a plan that would change how the state awards electoral votes in presidential elections. The convention support could provide momentum for some Republicans in the state Legislature who want to divide electoral votes primarily based on winners in individual congressional districts – a dramatic change from Michigan’s current winner-take-all format. Michigan currently awards all of its 16 electoral votes to the winner of the statewide popular vote. Last year, that was President Barack Obama, who defeated Republican challenger Mitt Romney in...