posted on Oct, 5 2012 @ 10:08 AM
Originally posted by babybunnies
It's really a sad state of politics that when the ballot says "Romney" or "Obama" and you put your mark, you're NOT actually voting for the
person that you made the mark by.
The electoral college means that even candidates who win the popular vote nationally by large margins (such as Al Gore in 2000) might not get
The greatest democracy on Earth? Don't make me laugh.
edit on 4-10-2012 by babybunnies because: (no reason given)
I don't know about the other states, but in Oklahoma ,the ballot shows the candidates name then off the side shows the names of all the electors. I
don't know if there is an online example (I might look later to see) but it looks something like.
Mark here to vote for the electors of "CANDIDATENAME" represented by the following delegates"DELEGATE"
and so forth. So if they want to find the sample ballot you can research the electors.
I don't know if we truely are the "greatest democracy"...but I know the "arsenal of democracy" has kept the world from speaking Japanesse,
German, (twice) and Russian for the better part of 100 years