US Senator Bernie Sanders, who was one of the 2016 Democratic presidential candidates, has renewed his call for a “re-examination” of the Electoral College system, saying it was not fair to some states during the November 8 presidential vote.
Speaking to CNN on Sunday, Sanders said Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s defeat against President-elect Donald Trump, despite winning the popular vote, was “weird” and urged a review in the voting system.
“We have one candidate who got 2 million more voters than the other candidate, but she is not going to be sworn in as president,” the Vermont senator said. “I think on the surface that’s a little bit weird.”
“The second thing that bothers me, as everybody knows, during the campaign, we have states — California, New York and many others — that are traditionally Democrat and a whole lot of other states that are traditionally Republican. The needs and the people of those states are…