To The Daily Sun,
With all the crying and controversy going on of the election not being fair, someone sent me these statistics which were originated by a Michele Hickford, editor-in-chief of an unknown publication:
The USA has 3,141 counties. Trump won 3,084 of them, Clinton won just 57.
There are 62 counties in New York state. Trump won 46, Clinton won 16.
Clinton did win the popular vote, what they now say by almost 3 million.
In the five counties that encompass New York City, (Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Richmond & Queens) Clinton received well over 2 million votes more than Trump. (Clinton only did win four of these counties Trump won Richmond.)
These counties compromise 319 square miles, the USA is compromised of 3,797,000 square miles.
When you have a country that encompasses almost 4-million square miles of territory, it would be ludicrous to even suggest that the vote of those who inhabit a mere 319 square miles should dictate the outcome of a national election.
The editor concluded, large, densely populated Democrat cities (NYC, Chicago, LA, etc.) don't
and shouldn't speak for the rest of the country.
Should we now change to a new voting system? My answer is an enthusiastic yes.
Every county matters. Therefore, let us change the system and count the winner with the majority of the counties.
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