Grand Theft Election: How the GOP Hopes to Rig the Electoral College and the Game (Even More Than It Does Now)

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Abby Zimet

It seems that slimy little gerrymandering move by Virginia Republicans, who abruptly decided to redistrict their state while a tie-breaking Democrat was attending the inaugural - a move slammed by FairVote, an advocacy group working to transform or scrap the Electoral College - was just the start of a larger and slimier national strategy targeting blue states. The Center for American Progress details, complete with visuals, how a GOP plan to rig the Electoral College in favor of GOP candidates has already worked in six states, and could work in many more, including Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan. And one suggestion it might not work, too.

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