Time to scrap US system

Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by over 335,000 but lost the election.

Friday, 18th November 2016, 9:45 am
Updated Friday, 18th November 2016, 11:21 am

The electoral college system favoured the Republicans.

This has only happened four times in American history.

But this is the second time in 16 years.

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George W Bush lost the popular vote to Al Gore; Bush won on electoral college votes in 2000.

Is it time for America to just scrap the electoral college system?

Nigel F H Boddy,

Fife Road,

Darlington.