The changing electoral map
Barack Obama is hoping to challenge John McCain in several traditionally red western states and and gain crucial electoral votes. But what if we just did away with the electoral college altogether? Midmorning analyzes the Obama campaign's strategy, and looks at efforts to have the general election decided by popular vote.
- Ed O'Keefe: is covering the 2008 campaign for WashingtonPost.com.
- Charles Franklin: professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and co-developer of Pollster.com.
- Robert Ritchie: executive director of Fair Vote.