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  GOP has bill to reallocate Wisconsin’s electoral votes by congressional district
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Last EditedRP  Jan 08, 2021 03:19pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
AuthorMelanie Conklin
News DateFriday, January 8, 2021 09:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionIf Wisconsin had picked its Electoral College delegates using a congressional district method, President Donald Trump would have received the majority of Wisconsin’s 10 votes in 2020. Six, to be precise.

And that is what a new bill authored by Rep. Gary Tauchen (R-Bonduel) would do. It would make Wisconsin a state where the winner of the popular vote does not get all — or even necessarily the most — Electoral College votes. Tauchen’s bill (LRB 0513/1) would distribute the presidential electors by assigning one vote for each of Wisconsin’s eight congressional districts, then giving the remaining two electors to the statewide winner of the popular vote.
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