Trump’s Electoral College Victory Ranks 46th in 58 Elections | The New York Times

Trump’s Electoral College Victory Ranks 46th in 58 Elections by Jugal K. Patel and Wilson Andrews (nytimes.com)
Putting the president-elect’s win in context.

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A Historic Number of Electors Defected, and Most Were Supposed to Vote for Clinton | The New York Times

A Historic Number of Electors Defected, and Most Were Supposed to Vote for Clinton by Kiersten Schmidt and Wilson Andrews (nytimes.com)
Results of the U.S. electoral vote.

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Chris Aldrich is reading “The Troubling Reason the Electoral College Exists”

The Troubling Reason the Electoral College Exists by Akhil Reed Amar (TIME.com)
The Founding Fathers had something particular in mind when they set up the U.S. presidential election system: slavery
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Chris Aldrich is reading “Donald Trump’s Lies About the Popular Vote”

Donald Trump’s Lies About the Popular Vote by The Editorial Board (NYTimes.com)(17 hours 2 minutes 32 seconds)
The president-elect seems to feel threatened that more Americans voted for Hillary Clinton.
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Chris Aldrich is reading “Clinton’s Substantial Popular-Vote Win” | New York Times

Clinton’s Substantial Popular-Vote Win by David Leonhardt (nytimes.com)(3 hours 3 minutes 7 seconds)
She won by more than Gore in 2000, Nixon in 1968 or Kennedy in 1960, it seems. And therein lies a dilemma.

When are people going to come around and fix the electoral college? There’s lots of math to support different methods.

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