Catalonia’s Oct. 27 unilateral declaration of independence from Spain has gained the region a lot of attention — perhaps more so than at any time since the Spanish Civil War. How did Catalonia end up declaring independence? Like the U.S. electoral college, Catalonia’s electoral system can turn a popular vote loser into a winner.
"Will Catalonia’s Separatists Win in December? The Voting System Is Stacked in Their Favor." is from the November 08, 2017 MonkeyCage section of The Washington Post. It was written by David Lublin and narrated by Sam Scholl.