Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), one of several Democrats running for the party nomination in the 2020 presidential race, speaks during a campaign event. (Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said she supports the elimination of the US Electoral College, during a town hall-broadcast on Monday evening.
“Every voice matters, and the way we do, what happens is that we get rid of the national vote, and that means that, the Electoral College,” Warren told an audience at the historically black college in Jackson State University in Mississippi.
Warren ‘ s statement to CNN, the Massachusetts came after a viewer asked, senator, about the right to vote and the so-called voter suppression laws.
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“I think we have a Constitution in need of amendment, protects the right to vote for every American citizen, and makes sure that the vote is counted,” she said. “We have to muscle a few provinces behind it, and we need to repeal every one of the voter suppression laws that is out there.”
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Warren said she also supports a new flag for Mississippi, this is the only state, of the Confederate symbolism. The Mississippi state flag, the use of a Confederate battle emblem has been legally challenged in 2017, but the Supreme court declined to hear the case.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.