Originally Posted by petegz28
It's not punishing them at all. It's spreading out the EC votes so that the less populated areas still have an effective say in the overall outcome of the election. 2 states already do it and both are much, much smaller than CA.
So I guess the question is, why would you punish people for living in a less populated area?
You aren't. Their vote counts as 1 vote, just like a person living in a big city does.