Hate the electoral system in the U.S.?

The choice of the electoral system is never innocent. In fact, it shapes strongly the electoral outcome, as an article recently published by the Washington Post shows. As a political scientist, I regret that the authors ignore effects as for example the choice of the electoral system on the voter turnout, which may affect the result as well. Nevertheless, it remains a highly interesting simulation, illustrated with very strong maps.

Here’s who could have been President of the United States under other setups – a great contribution from the Washington Post you should not miss.

 

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