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Direct election of senators mean the people elect them

Posted on: November 8, 2018 at 20:41:10 CT
Zeaux MU
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directly.

That only changed 100 years or so ago, they used to be appointed by the governors or the legislature of the state since they represent the state and not the people of the state.

Refer to the 17th amendment.

Edited by Zeaux at 20:42:09 on 11/08/18
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California is over represented in Congress. - TigerMatt MU - 11/8 20:29:26
     Wyoming has 3 representatives for 579,000 people - SparkyStalcup MU - 11/8 20:32:30
          Yeah, but Wyo. isn't full of illegals.(nm) - GA Tiger MU - 11/8 20:50:31
          Nonsense.. 3 votes vs 55... Wyoming has no power.(nm) - TigerMatt MU - 11/8 20:34:42
               A Wyoming resident has 4x the representation in Congress - SparkyStalcup MU - 11/8 20:38:33
                    Reps per Acre Wyoming loses big - Coors4bob MU - 11/8 21:45:08
          Senators don't represent people. - Zeaux MU - 11/8 20:34:25
               What are states full of? People. I don't know of a state - SparkyStalcup MU - 11/8 20:37:50
                    RE: What are states full of? People. I don't know of a state - MOCO SON MU - 11/8 21:11:59
                    States comprise the United States. The nation is - 90Tiger MU - 11/8 20:41:43
                    Direct election of senators mean the people elect them - Zeaux MU - 11/8 20:41:10
                         I'm aware of how senators used to be chosen. The people - SparkyStalcup MU - 11/8 20:42:12
                              If they did that - Zeaux MU - 11/8 20:44:08
                              That's because you big government honks f'd it up.(nm) - TigerMatt MU - 11/8 20:43:48
                                   yup (nm) - 90Tiger MU - 11/8 20:44:01
                    States elected the Senate for 125 years until it was f'd up(nm) - TigerMatt MU - 11/8 20:39:54




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