Misleading Post on Electoral College

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Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, who is running for president in 2020, called this month for ending the Electoral College — highlighting some Democrats’ discomfort with the current process for electing the U.S. president and vice president.

The political debate over the Electoral College has taken to social media, too, where an image seeking to defend the system gained popularity.

“The red dot is Los Angeles County. That county has the same population as ALL of the blue sections,” reads the image’s text, shown above a map with a majority of states across the country shaded in blue. “Any questions as to why we need to keep the Electoral College?”

But it’s not true that “ALL of the blue sections” has the same population as Los Angeles County.


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