"I never bothered to register since a vote for Kerry here in Texas is totally futile. No one should underestimate the power of this to increase voter participation. I'm not the only one that doesn't bother to even register because of the Electoral College. I hope that if this progresses far enough, we can show how stupid the Electoral College is and eventually get rid of it. Keep up the good work."
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