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How Would Obama React To An Electoral College/Popular Vote Split?

As pundits look at the possibility of Electoral College-popular vote split, a look back at Obama's comment on Bush v. Gore and eliminating the Electoral College. He said Bush's win was legitimate.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 11:50 a.m. ET

Posted on October 19, 2012, at 4:47 p.m. ET

Obama in 2000: I don't think Bush losing the popular vote hurts his legitimacy in any way.

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Obama in 2004: Eliminate the Electoral College.

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