The Electoral College has historically favored the Republican party, but this year the bias towards the GOP may be smaller than when President Donald Trump won the 2016 election, according to a new study.
The research comes with just over a week to go until the election day. Polls indicate a win for Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
Researchers at Columbia University used the results of the nine U.S. presidential elections from 1984 to 2016 to create a simulation to predict how the Electoral College vote may factor into the results of the upcoming 2020 election.
They noted that the system has favored the Republican party for a number of reasons, but found that the bias towards the Republican