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Old 8th Mar 2019, 11:23
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Originally Posted by ATNotts View Post
Factually incorrect; the US President is elected using an electoral college, not the people. Last election the people's vote resulted in a win for Hillary Clinton; the electoral college, quite correctly under the rules one must add, voted in Trump. Democratic? No particularly.
In absolute numbers that is true and no different from UK constituency first past the post. The electoral college general votes the way the people in that State voted.
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