Originally Posted by OldArmy
Your forecast is entirely reasonable. As someone who supports the current system and would never support a popular vote, I'm afraid your totals may be very close. To complicate matters though, I believe in the popular vote, it will be Romney by at least 5 points. I remain hopeful but I suspect the electoral college vote will go against my guy. Too bad for him, too bad for us.
I still think its strange that someone gets the most votes, and is not the president
Like in Gores case
I think ideally, It would be a mix of both systems
Electoral college first , unless the popular vote is very close
That you need some sort of tie breaker
shoot out if you will