Michigan's Electoral Vote-Splitting Plan Is Still DOA

It's not all bad for Michigan Democrats who fear a rigged election.

Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, speaks during an interview in New York, U.S., on Friday, July 26, 2013.

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A few days ago, I talked down the chances of state Republican parties altering the electoral college allocations for their states. According to Jonathan Oosting, Michigan Rep. Pete Lund is making fools of the doubters and crafting a new electoral vote-splitting measure. On Monday, his new splitter bill will receive a full committee hearing, and according to Ari Atler, spokesman for the Michigan House Republicans, the party will see where the bill goes.

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