The Democrats who ranted against the Electoral College in 2000 may come to be thankful for it this year. The presidential race looks close, but there's a very real chance that Romney may win the "popular vote" while losing the Electoral College. Frankenstorm Sandy may depress turnout in the generally leftist North East but most of those states will still go for Obama and they get the same number of electoral votes no matter how many people show up to cast ballots.
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