Electoral College http://wkms.org en Paul Concerned About Romney’s Electoral Map http://wkms.org/post/paul-concerned-about-romney-s-electoral-map U.S. Sen. Rand Paul is worried that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will not have enough Electoral College votes to beat President Obama this fall.<p>National polls show <a href="http://elections.huffingtonpost.com/pollster/2012-general-election-romney-vs-obama">the race is a statistical tie</a> in a popular vote with a slim margin of undecided voters, but the winner of the White House is the candidate who captures 270 electoral votes. A review of most interactive <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/how-paul-ryan-impacts-the-electoral-map-or-doesnt/2012/08/13/40c9de8c-e55d-11e1-936a-b801f1abab19_blog.html">maps show Mr. Obama edging out Romney</a> in November by winning key swing states.<p>Paul says there are a handful of states that are evenly divided and Romney will have to win most of them, adding the GOP will have to examine its electoral map strategy in future races.<p>"It’s tougher and tougher for Republicans because we don’t compete very well in the west coast (and) we don’t compete very well New England. Once you give up all those votes then you got to win pretty much the rest of the country," he says. "And that’s one of the messages I’ve had to the national Republican Party. You know what? Those areas where you’re not competing maybe a libertarian Republican would do better in California or New York state."<p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 20:26:04 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey (KPR) 21746 at http://wkms.org Paul Concerned About Romney’s Electoral Map