It’s a striking difference between the election’s ultimate loser and its winner, though the gap is not a record. In 2000 — the most recent case of the electoral college winner being unable to garner the popular vote — Republican George W. Bush lost the popular vote to Democrat Al Gore by 547,398. However, the electoral college result was far closer than Trump and Clinton’s matchup, with Bush claiming 271 to Gore’s 266 and the election coming down to a single state: Florida.
Greg Price for the International Business Times
The difference is now up to 1.4 million in favour of Clinton and counting ….