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Old 08-27-2019, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by BobLibDem View Post
No way in hell is this a good proposal. The districts are gerrymandered (with a few exceptions) to put as many Republicans in Congress as possible. If we adopted this, we'd never see a Democratic president again.
Let's be real. Districts are used to ensure either a Dem or a Pub is elected. Even if the current status were changed so that one party couldn't favor themselves in redistricting we still wouldn't have a system with true proportional representation.
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