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Old 02-09-2009, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by tankdriver View Post
Counties are gerrymandered this way. Dems and Reps have colluded to limit the amount of seats up for grabs. It keeps power between the two, and is cheaper campaigning-wise to contest fewer HOR seats.
Yep. As a result most of them can safely ignore the other party, resulting in an increasingly polarized and unconcerned Congress. Yet another reason to vote the bastards out.
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