The Electoral College Became a Partisan Issue Overnight

The gap is even larger than the 2000 electoral upset.

For the past half century, a majority of voters have consistently told pollsters that they’d like to amend the Constitution to scrap the Electoral College and award the presidency to the winner of the nationwide popular vote. But in the weeks since Hillary Clinton won the popular vote and Donald Trump won the Electoral College, fewer than half of Americans polled by Gallup and Morning Consult said that they’d dump the Electoral College

via FiveThirtyEight