Clinton: Electoral College "needs" to go
"I think [the Electoral College] needs to be eliminated ... I'd like to see us move beyond it, yes," Hillary Clinton said to CNN's Anderson Cooper Wednesday. Clinton writes in her new book "What Happened" that "the godforsaken Electoral College" is one of the factors that led to her 2016 election loss — when she won the popular vote but lost the election.
Clinton has been consistent in this position, calling for America to rid itself of the Electoral College following the 2000 election.