Why the electoral college may not be able to save Trump’s re-election chances

With less than five months until the election, it’s increasingly unlikely that President Donald Trump will be able to repeat his success in 2016, when he lost the popular vote but won the electoral college.  Trump has deep underwater approval ratings, is receiving poor marks for his handling of his the COVID-19 pandemic and race relations, and is behind in several key swing states. The president also faces demographic challenges with independents, white women, and voters 65 and older. In 2016, the winner-take-all dynamics of the electoral college led to Trump carrying Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania by less

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