Ron and I were wondering what the stats were back in the Clinton years. That dug up:
Presidential Election Results Past
2 responses to “Presidential Election Results Past”
What’s most striking is the disparity between the popular vote and the votes of the electoral college.
What I want to know actually is whether and how much the system of having electors gives non-urban voters a greater weight than urban voters…
I think the electoral college keeps the candidates confimed to campaigning and putting resources into the “swing states.” If it were just a popular vote, I think it would be more balanced.