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Ken Cuccinelli, the notoriously anti-woman Attorney General of Virginia who is the presumptive Republican nominee for Governor of Virginia, came out in opposition to a plan to allocate 11 of Virginia's 13 electoral votes by the presidential popular vote in each of Virginia's congressional districts and allocate the other 2 electoral votes based on which presidential ticket wins of the most congressional districts.

Here's the statement from Cuccinelli:

"I don't like breaking up states," Cuccinelli told me after a panel discussion at the National Review Institute's post-election summit. "I think winner-take-all is part of how a state matters as a sovereign entity. You know, our side would have gotten more votes this go-round, but I want people to have to fight to win the whole state. It makes the state, as a state, matter more. If it's one more thing that whittles down the role of states independently of the people who live in them, and we need to build them up, not to Balkanize America, but because it's the states that created the federal government. Not the other way around."
The GOP's plan to rig the 2016 presidential election is falling apart because their own members are afraid to support it!

Originally posted to Aaron Camp on DailyKos on Sat Jan 26, 2013 at 12:45 PM PST.

Also republished by Virginia Kos.

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