2399RE: [hreg] Re: I'm mad as hell
- Feb 9, 2004The electors are appointed by each party. Only the winning parties electors,
in each state, will vote in the electoral college. They tend to be party
regulars, campaign contributors or people who have worked on elections, and
the like, but there is no real litmus test other than party loyalty. You
could become an elector yourself. Go talk to your party. They cannot be
impeached, and each electors vote is final, and cannot be appealed. The
elector is not legally bound to vote for the candidate that they have been
elected to vote for, and there have been defections in the past, but very
The electoral college is, in my opinion, an archaic institute that was never
intended to be permanent and should be abolished. Unfortunately, it will
take a constitutional ammendment. This is an excellent subject to speak to
your congressman about.
From: Randy Scott [mailto:rscott77070@...]
Sent: Saturday, February 07, 2004 10:24 PM
Subject: [hreg] Re: I'm mad as hell
Just exactly WHO are the people who make up the electoral college?
Are they elected officials?
Are they Senators?
Can they be impeached?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jim & Janet" <jhd1@e...> wrote:
> Bush was elected because of the archaic method of voting in the US.
> Electoral College system is seldom a reflection of the true will of
> people. This is similar to the election model the Bush regime is
> in Iraq. 'Regional Caucuses are a better method of manipulating the
> than the tried and true 'one-man-one-vote' system that the Iraqi
> leaders want. (No offense ladies, but the women cannot vote there)
> The Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani has successfully
stood up to
> the Pentagon and demanded fair elections. For his trouble, he has
> the recieving end of a 3rd unsuccessful assination attempt.
> Jim Duncan
> There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world,
> and that is an idea whose time has come.
> Victor Hugo
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ooi, Han" <Han.Ooi@N...>
> > I heard George Bush got elected because the people on this board
> Ralph Nader :-)
> > Han
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