Clinton wants to end the electoral college

Clinton wants to end the electoral college
Posted at 5:24 PM, Sep 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-14 14:15:31-04

(CNN) - In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Hillary Clinton said she wants to abolish the electoral college.

This comes after she won the popular vote for the presidency, but lost the electoral college vote in November to Donald Trump.

“I said that in 2000 after what happened with Al Gore. I was elected to the Senate that same year, and if you look at our recent history, we've had several candidates, nominees, who have won the popular vote and lost the electoral college,” she said.

What does that say? It says that an anachronism that was designed for another time no longer works if we've moved toward one person, one vote, that's how we select winners ... I think it needs to be eliminated. I'd like to see us move beyond it, yes.”

Clinton is promoting her new book, What Happened.

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