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For the Few, Not the Many

Editors

How many votes does it take to capture the most powerful assembly in the United States? Turns out, not that many.

The US Senate is the most unrepresentative major legislature in the world. Since our Constitution grants each state two senators regardless of population, millions of people are underrepresented. Although California has the same number of votes as Wyoming, its population, currently at 38.3 million, is now some 65 times larger. One Californian thus has 1.5% […]

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