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Con Con 2001?

The Bush - Gore Electoral College Map

From USA Today, a County-by-County map of the United States showing who won what state. Gore is in Blue, Bush is in Red.

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Now, what is this talk about a popular vote?

Facts from the map:

Counties Won
Gore 677
Bush 2,434

Square Miles Won
Gore 580,134
Bush 2,427,039

Population of Counties Won
Gore 127,000,000 (127 million)
Bush 143,000,000 (143 million)

And what was the only state that did not have one single county vote for Al Gore? Hint. It was the only state that Bill Clinton never visited during his presidency.

If we were to move to a popular vote in this country those counties up there in blue would be the counties that our politicians would concentrate on. Nebraska would, for all intents and purposes, cease to be a part of this country insofar as presidential politics is concerned. After all, there's a reason Bill Clinton never went to Nebraska while making dozens of trips to California.

Also, think about this! My bet is if you took those blue counties and compared them to the red counties in terms of federal government spending, you would find out that much more federal money is spent in those blue counties than those red companies. Also, look for concentration of government workers. Again, you'll find them in the blue counties.

You want a popular vote for the presidency? I'll assume you don't live in one of those red counties.

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