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Electoral college should not decide presidential elections

November 18, 2012

The dust has yet to settle from last Tuesday’s presidential election. President Obama was re-elected due to a dominant performance in the battleground states. In 2008, Obama won every battleground state. This election, he won every battleground state except North Carolina. Indiana was the only other...

It’s not a popularity contest

November 12, 2012

  “A body of electors chosen by the voters in each state to elect the president and vice president of the United States.” This is the definition of the Electoral College on Dictionary.com. If you’re at all familiar with the voting system we have in the United States, you know that the...

Four more years: President Obama wins re-election

November 8, 2012

  Nov. 7, 2012 By Andrea Behling Sophomore Cassandra Medved, a member of the UW-Whitewater College Democrats, was glued to her TV and her laptop taking in as much information as possible on the 2012 Presidential Election. This was a nerve-racking day for Medved, who over the past few...

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