Sen. Barbara Boxer, a Democrat from California who is retiring this year, filed legislation on Tuesday to abolish the electoral college and give the presidency to the candidate who wins the popular vote instead.
Sen. Barbara Boxer, a Democrat from California who is retiring this year, filed legislation on Tuesday to abolish the electoral college and give the presidency to the candidate who wins the popular vote instead. John Minchillo AP
Sen. Barbara Boxer, a Democrat from California who is retiring this year, filed legislation on Tuesday to abolish the electoral college and give the presidency to the candidate who wins the popular vote instead. John Minchillo AP

California senator Boxer files legislation to abolish the electoral college

November 15, 2016 3:00 PM