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Electoral College


Since Donald Trump shockingly won the presidential election earlier this month, there has been quite a bit of discussion revolving around faithless electors who may try to sway the Electoral College from actually voting for Trump next month. In this vein, one Texas elector who had previously criticized Trump during the campaign has made it known …

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Donald Trump won the presidency outright in the electoral college, while losing the popular vote (by a somewhat significant margin as of now). And he admitted today he’s not a big fan of the system as it currently exists. There is currently a petition on Change.org––pushed by celebrities like Lady Gaga––demanding that the electoral college …

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All eyes have been focused on the Electoral College over the last couple of weeks and their ability to oust Trump from holding office. 12 “faithless electors” from Denver and Washington state, also Bernie supporters, plan on making a huge stink and have signed onto an attempt to keep Trump from getting majority of Electoral …

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Electoral College voters across the country are being harassed and receiving death threats from Clinton supporters almost daily since the election. So far reports are coming from Arizona, Idaho, Georgia and Michigan, all of which are states with no laws against Electoral College voters who refuse to cast a vote for the winner of their state’s …

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Sen. Barbara Boxer is set to retire soon but she definitely wants to go out with a bang. On Tuesday Boxer filed legislation to abolish the Electoral College in light of Hillary winning the popular vote. Unfortunately, Boxer has shown that she has no idea how the Electoral College actually works and why it is …

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