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Mark Abraham
Los Angeles County (red) has a larger population than each of the 43 individual states shown in blue.
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Andrew Lax 1 Mar 17
Replying to @urbandata
LA county has a greater population than the 10 least populous states *combined*.
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Jon Hiskes 1 Mar 17
Replying to @urbandata @mvjennings
If LA County is so great, why doesn't it have any US Senators?
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Matt Jennings 1 Mar 17
Replying to @jhiskes @urbandata
Did anyone say it was great? Or simply that it is home to a hell of a lot of people.
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Jon Hiskes 1 Mar 17
Replying to @mvjennings @urbandata
Pardon my silly rhetorical question. Maps like that always make me think of the absurd design of the US Senate.
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Jon Hiskes 1 Mar 17
Replying to @mvjennings @urbandata
It's a massive structural injustice we don't talk about enough. The map is great, though!
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Lake Balboa, Calif 1 Mar 17
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Gordon Werner 1 Mar 17
Replying to @urbandata
what's the current pop?
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debbie speer 1 Mar 17
Replying to @urbandata
I imagine it has a hell of a lot less federal/electoral representation than those states in blue have.
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Alec Perkins 1 Mar 17
Replying to @urbandata @robinsloan
yup, more Trump voters in CA than any other state except FL & Texas, or 14 states combined
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Brian Harper 1 Mar 17
I mean...that's also probably due to having more people then X amount of states combined.
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Alec Perkins 1 Mar 17
Replying to @The_Brian23
yes that’s the point
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MayBeAMermaid 1 Mar 17
Replying to @urbandata
Ergo Electoral College
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Craig Blanton 1 Mar 17
your point?
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Tyler Dinucci 1 Mar 17
Replying to @urbandata @MikeElk
Yeah we do. When do we get our senators?!
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(((Matthew Lewis))) 1 Mar 17
Yep. And those states have 20 times as much power as LA in the Senate - the world's least democratic institution.
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Craig Blanton 1 Mar 17
Split California into 6 states
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Macy Riley 1 Mar 17
about 19 million
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Alec Perkins 1 Mar 17
Replying to @robinsloan
thanks :)
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Craig Blanton 1 Mar 17
Howis it threatened?Floods, Earthquakes, fires, drought, gangs, hollywood, mudslides, Trump
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