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If you’re a Massachusetts voter, your vote simply doesn’t matter.

That’s one take away from Electoral College analysis in the wake of the 2016 election, a system in which Mass. is a poster child of neglect on the campaign trail. Yet Gov. Baker is a self-described big fan of the college, arguing that if we used the popular vote, half of the states would be disenfranchised and receive no campaign attention.

He seems to miss that only half of the states being ignored would in fact be an improvement.

Read more at Commonwealth Magazine

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