PressTV-‘Dems go after Electoral College only when they lose’

Only 538 people, those chosen by the two main US political parties, deciding the presidential election is reason enough to abolish the Electoral College, according to Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst and activist.

Hoenig, a former Green Party candidate for Congress, told Press TV in an interview on Friday that Democrats go after the Electoral College only when they lose.

Senator Elizabeth Warren, one of the many Democrats running for 2020 US presidential election, has joined a partisan push to scrap the Electoral College, the constitutional entity tasked with electing US presidents, in order to prevent President Donald Trump from repeating his controversial 2016 victory.

The current election system in the US overrides the popular vote, which gives the victory to the candidate winning the most ballots, in favor of a so-called winner-take-all mechanism.

This means the Electoral College with its 538 electors across different states,…

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