Changes to the electoral college would not fix the problem I outline.
M Kuhn
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Individual states decide how to allocate their electors — “winner-take-all” is not a federal mandate; it is left to the states.

Only Nebraska and Maine depart from winner-take-all to allocate elector votes in a manner closer to plurality voting, but there is nothing preventing more states from doing so (or even adopting other kinds of allocation reforms).

There’s also the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which is an attempt to end-run around the problem by simply getting enough states to agree to allocate their electors to the winner of the popular vote.

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