The Electoral College Is Hated by Many. So Why Does It Endure? – The New York Times

Hillary Clinton giving her concession speech in Manhattan on Wednesday. She won the popular vote on Tuesday, but not the electoral vote. CreditRuth Fremson/The New York Times 

Even President-elect Donald J. Trump, who won the electoral vote but lost the popular vote, called the system “a disaster for a democracy” in 2012.

Source: The Electoral College Is Hated by Many. So Why Does It Endure? – The New York Times

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