Sunday, January 20, 2013

Rachel Maddow: GOP Considering “Redmap” Scheme For Presidential Elections

Rachel Maddow discussed “Redmap,” a Republican gerrymandering scheme that enabled them to hold the House even though, by their own admission, voters gave Democratic candidates 1.1 million more votes. Now Republicans in states under their control want to use the same Congressional district maps in order to rig the Electoral College. Under this strategy, Electoral College votes will no longer result in one state-wide victor; instead, states will be carved up into Electoral College voting districts that favor the GOP presidential candidate. Maddow rightly warns us, as she did in December, that this should not be a process that quietly moves forward into 2016. Watch:

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