Ed Finnerty: MN - 25th highest vote power.Suck it, Texas. NY - 51st highest vote power.Suck it, ummm. Wait, what?
BadReligion: Washington D.C. is counted on this map.
soaboutthat: VA is 42nd highest. and Hawaii is on the map... you just have to interact with the interactive map.
dookdookdook: Yeah, that's not how that works.The value of your vote is proportional to either the number of electoral votes your state has or its square root, depending which model you believe. So basically, the exact opposite of that link.Link
soaboutthat: ... you just have to interact with the interactive map.
PowerSlacker: If you live in a boldly colored blue or red state, your vote is worthless.
Lionel Mandrake: AIn my lifetime, CA has never been a swing state, although it was once reliably Republican.
Chariset: Hey, blue on black, tears on a river, push on a shove, it don't mean muchJoker on Jack, match on a fire, cold on ice, a dead man's touch,Whisper on a scream, doesn't change a thing...
BKITU: Lionel Mandrake: AIn my lifetime, CA has never been a swing state, although it was once reliably Republican.More or less, yeah. Quick tally from 1860-1988....28 times for Republicans (including all 5 times Nixon was on the ticket)9 times for Democrats (4 of those being FDR's consecutive landslides)1 time for Teddy Roosevelt as a Progressive/Bull MooseIt wasn't until 1992 that California has gone straight blue.
professional_vampire: Now I have that song in my head! Can't decide whether to bless you or curse you.
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