View Poll Results: Should the Size of the House of Representatives be Increased?

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Thread: Increase the Size of the House?

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    Re: Increase the Size of the House?

    Quote Originally Posted by PerfectStorm View Post
    Voted NO because we already have enough idiots in DC, no need for more.
    I actually think it would decrease the ratio of idiots to non idiots in Washington.
    There should be Instant Runoff Voting

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    Re: Increase the Size of the House?

    I have advocated going back to one representative for every 30,000 to 50,000 people. Make it harder for large pockets to buy enough favorable votes in congress. Also, to repeal the part of the 17th amendment that changed their appointment from the state government, to popular vote..

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    Re: Increase the Size of the House?

    I say make it bigger.

    Quote Originally Posted by Lord of Planar View Post
    I have advocated going back to one representative for every 30,000 to 50,000 people. Make it harder for large pockets to buy enough favorable votes in congress. Also, to repeal the part of the 17th amendment that changed their appointment from the state government, to popular vote..
    I believe that's the Senate, not the House.
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    Re: Increase the Size of the House?

    Quote Originally Posted by Anagram View Post
    I disagree. Firstly, you don't need all 435 of them to agree, you just need a majority. Secondly, part of the problem is that there are only representatives per major metro areas. There are enough rural people in America with their own needs to warrant some districts, but with the way it is now, there is no way to draw them without a major population center.
    We could make franchise and other "rights" only apply to those who have earned through service. If someone is unwilling to put their ass on the line for it, they don't want it bad enough and don't deserve it.
    Only a fool measures equality by results and not opportunities.

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    Re: Increase the Size of the House?

    Quote Originally Posted by MoSurveyor View Post
    I say make it bigger.

    I believe that's the Senate, not the House.
    Yes thanks, I failed to specify.

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    Re: Increase the Size of the House?

    House of Representatives shall be reduced at the expense of those idiots who supported Obamaker.

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