MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.

If You Dislike Congress, Why Do You Keep Voting For Them?

June 1st, 2015 Viewed 1031 times, 1 so far today

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The End Of “One Person – One Vote”

October 28th, 2009 Viewed 2074 times

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The coming election in New York District 23 (NY-23) illustrates in small the problem that many voters have every year.  In this county there are three people running:

  • Bill Owens – Democrat
  • Dede Scozzafava – Republican
  • Doug Hoffman – Independent/Conservative

The interesting part in this race is not only who is choosing to support whom1, but it what this episode illustrates about our electoral system.

  1. The Democrats support Owens, Scozzafava is being supported by Newt Gingrich and the Daily Kos, and Doug Hoffman has Sarah Palin, Fred Thomas and the like. []

Should Everyone Have a Vote?

January 15th, 2009 Viewed 2165 times, 1 so far today

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Yesterday we considered the Electoral College, but in order to fully appreciate the discussion, I think we need to look into the system that was set up by the Founders.  When we look at this question, however, we have to start with voting, and what we find may be shocking to some of you.

Obama Wins Election

January 14th, 2009 Viewed 2533 times, 1 so far today

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Contrary to what you’re lead to believe, the election of a President is not decided on election night by news anchors with big screens contacting election headquarters.  In fact, President-Elect Obama just won the election January 8, 2009.  The vote was 365 to 173 in favor of Pres-Elect Obama over Sen. McCain.

MInTheGap

Standing in the Gap in a Society that's Warring with God.