National Popular Vote: Circumventing the United States Constitution

by Alexandra Orbuch In 2016, Donald Trump became President of the United States after winning a majority of electors (he won 304 electoral votes, surpassing the necessary 270 votes) but losing the popular vote to Hillary Clinton. For reference, the national popular vote is the direct vote of individual citizens. The electoral vote, on the … Continue reading National Popular Vote: Circumventing the United States Constitution