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Some Civics! In the case of an Electoral College tie…. Fr. Z POLL!

What happens if, in the presidential election, both candidates wind up with the same number of Electoral College votes? WaPo has some scenarios HERE.
Review: Popular vote does not elect a President as it does Representatives to Congress (Senators were … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z Makes a Suggestion for the Vice-Presidential Candidates’ Debate

Other people are starting to comment about an upcoming vice-presidential candidates’ debate.
I have a suggestion.
Perhaps the organizers should have something like the “mercy rule” used in some sports.  
You know the rule: when one team runs up an insurmountable score … Continue reading

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