The Fight to End the Electoral College is Gaining Traction

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Some Democrats also want to add more justices to the US Supreme Court which, in their view, has become increasingly conservative.

"The Democrats are getting very 'strange, '" Trump wrote on Twitter on March 20.

On Monday, Democratic nominee Elizabeth Warren used her bully pulpit to call for the end of the electoral college. "The fact that Beto O'Rourke and every other major Democrat feel forced to embrace this position that you have to be for abortion up to and sometimes beyond the point of birth, it just demonstrates the radicalism of the Democrat Party", he said on "Fox & Friends".

Trump was wrong; Obama actually won the popular vote over Republican Mitt Romney by 5 million votes, and carried the Electoral College, 332 to 206.

His tweets signal a turnabout from 2012, when he called the Electoral College "a disaster for democracy". But Trump, like America's founders, disagrees.

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"It's like training for the 100 yard dash vs. a marathon". The brilliance of the Electoral College is that you must go to many States to win. Smaller States & the entire Midwest would end up losing all power - & we can't let that happen.

The Electoral College routinely threatens or produces perverse outcomes, where the will of the voters is thwarted by an ill-considered 18th-century electoral device. But rather than pass a constitutional amendment, these legislatures are joining the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, a group of states that pledge to give their electoral votes to the victor of the national popular vote.

Failed Senate candidate and former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke faced another question about the abortion issue Wednesday while he was campaigning in New Hampshire.

"I think everybody ought to have to come and ask for your vote", she said. In 2016, Trump lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton by some three million, but carried the Electoral College with 304 votes. "If we really want everyone to vote, to give them every reason to vote, we have to make sure their votes count and go to the candidate of their choosing".

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