The Electoral College Flips Elections More Than We Thought

A Republican has a 65% chance of winning if the popular vote is close

Bloomberg Opinion
Sep 17 · 4 min read
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By Stephen L. Carter

Advocates for reforming the Electoral College will doubtless get a boost by a new and important paper by University of Texas economists Michael Geruso, Dean Spears and Ishaana Talesara. They find that in…

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