- The Washington Times - Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren declared Sunday that she plans on being the last president elected by the Electoral College.

In a tweeted video, the Massachusetts senator told an Iowa crowd that she wants to “get rid of” the Electoral College and replace it with a national popular vote.

“My goal is to get elected, but I plan to be the last American president to be elected by the Electoral College,” Ms. Warren said. “I want my second term to be elected by direct vote.”


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“I just think this is how a democracy should work,” she said. “Call me old-fashioned, but I think the person who gets the most votes should win.”

Ms. Warren has previously called for abolishing the Electoral College, which would require a constitutional amendment. The “Get Rid of the Electoral College” section of her campaign website provides little in the way of details on how she plans to move forward with such a proposal if elected.



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