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The hot but they electoral votes it's usually the winner take solvent Nebraska is just one of two states.
In this country to take on an alternative method of district -- distributing those -- Joining us now from Lincoln Nebraska governor Dave Heineman.
I'll that that very fine state governing how the can't first even on the campaign trail.
With the governor Romney in other states.
Do you feel old surge in support and do you think that that will help get the vote out today.
There's no question that he has the enthusiasm.
The energy in the excitement.
I was -- governor Romney in Ohio on Friday night thirty to 35000.
People turned out.
And then eyewear with and other sure -- to Colorado on Saturday.
Republicans and Democrats alike in Colorado told me that governor Romney's gonna win Colorado.
Primarily because of president Obama's energy policies that have been negative towards.
Oil and natural gas so yes there's no question the enthusiasm gap is on our side this time a lot of enthusiasm out there.
It didn't -- the one that states are really focused on energy policy above and beyond everything else above.
The unemployment in this country above it even at our national debt.
I would just -- Colorado energy is a very important issue the number one issue is you're exactly right.
Is economy and jobs Americans want to be put back to work.
Colorado has an unemployment rate did about 8% so it's a very critical issue they're not pleased with the president's progress in that area.
What about -- of Electoral College in the way that Nebraska splits up the night.
Do you think that in years to com that other states will be going that way as well.
Governor given that it because it basically makes your state important for both the candidates does -- not.
In one way -- accurate I would argue that this is a national election.
In that all fifty states should play by the same rules that's winner take all -- all fifty states.
Go to the method did -- -- they were currently using self.
We need to choose one where another but it's like played a football game in this case presidential election.
We're we're -- different set -- rules for your the contests I don't think that's appropriate.
I will say -- alerted governor Romney early on his campaign personally about what happened last time.
He committed to me that he would make the resources necessary in Nebraska to win he's done that in all five of our electoral votes will go to Romney this time.
What about -- since year and that state recently would you call it for governor Romney.
I think it's very very close southern Ohio and Pennsylvania term play I do believe that he's gonna win Ohio but I think we're gonna stay up very -- To win -- -- to know whether he won Ohio and Pennsylvania.
You've got a number of battleground states that are within the margin of -- But I will tell you the enthusiasm on our side I believe will prevail.
Later today but let's not forget this is about the American people today.
Nor more polling no more everything that goes on election and it's up to them to choose and I encourage him to turn -- vote me again -- still confident.
The governor Romney's gonna win.
Right left or right down the metal I think that's something that every American can agree with get out and vote today governor thank you so much governor -- about a -- From the -- state of Nebraska and we do love Nebraska -- All right --
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