PBS NewsHour

Can the electoral college system be changed?

Clip: 04/07/2019 | 4m 47s Video has closed captioning.

As the 2020 presidential campaigns get underway, the debate over the Electoral College system is starting again. In 2016, when Hillary Clinton lost the election despite winning the popular vote, there were new calls to abolish the electoral college. NPR reporter Miles Parks joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss whether the constitutionally mandated system can be changed.

Aired: 04/07/19

Rating: NR

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