Due to the electoral college and population patterns, a new study predicts that “In the modern period, Republicans should be expected to win 65% of Presidential contests in which they narrowly lose the popular vote.”
That NYT battlegrounds poll showing Trump behind nationally and ahead electorally reflects the electoral college shifting right: “Republicans should be expected to win 65% of Presidential contests in which they narrowly lose the popular vote.”
The astounding advantage the Electoral College gives to Republicans, in one chart
Trump won the presidency despite receiving nearly 3 million fewer votes than Hillary Clinton. George W. Bush pulled off a similar trick in 2000. A new study says these are not flukes, but the kind of results we should expect from the Electoral College.
Model suggests Republicans are expected to win 65% of Presidential contests in which they lose the popular vote by 1% (via the Electoral College) & 16% of those where they lose the popular vote by 3%
More evidence our democracy is rigged.
The astounding advantage the Electoral College gives to Republicans, in one chart via
A shocking new study predicts: “Republicans should be expected to win 65% of Presidential contests in which they narrowly lose the popular vote.”
The astounding advantage the Electoral College gives to Republicans, in one chart via