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Graphabulous No. 4: Electoral College Reform

Everyone knows that the electoral college system weights the votes of some American citizens much more heavily than it does the votes of others. Specifically, states with small populations have a much higher ratio of electoral votes per eligible voter than larger states do. One solution? Abolish the electoral college.

Neil Freeman at FakeIsTheNewReal.com offers another: redraw state boundaries so that each of the 50 new states has a roughly equal population (of about six million people each).

US map with 50 new states with equal populations

And --as a bonus-- it looks like DC residents get some form of statehood out of the deal!