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McDonnell Opposed to Changing Virginia Electoral College

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McDonnell Opposed to Changing Va. Electoral College


Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell opposes Republican legislation to change his state's electoral college system.

The proposal would award the commonwealth's electoral votes by congressional district -- instead of the current winner-take-all system.

A spokesman for the governor said Friday that McDonnell will not support such a change.

McDonnell was scheduled to speak at the Republican National Committee meeting in Charlotte Friday but that was canceled due to the weather.

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