SCOTUS demands faith from faithless electors

A signed pledge should be binding, unless you’re a Democrat elector in Washington and Colorado trying to manipulate the system to block the election of Donald Trump in 2016. On July 6, in a rare unanimous decision, the Supreme Court ruled states can enforce electoral pledges ignored by rogue political activists. This is a win not just for voters, but affirms the critical need for the electoral college itself. Note: the importance of the Electoral College to our democracy can be confusing, and the anti-electoral college National Popular Vote movement peddles a great deal of disinformation about its intent. For a precise and clear understanding of why we [...]

Maine and Nevada Show Why the Electoral College Helps Small States, Not Red States

7/19: What is “undemocratic” is an agreement that means that even if every single voter in a state voted against a presidential candidate who won the national popular vote, the state would still have to give all its electoral votes to that candidate.

Williams: Killing the Electoral College Would Alienate Half the Country

10/17: We would no longer be a government “of the people”; instead, our government would be put in power by and accountable to the leaders and citizens of a few highly populated states.

Hillary Clinton Not Ruling Out Legal Challenge to President Trump’s 2016 Election

Hillary Clinton tried to make news this week when she surprised reporters by saying she would not rule out a court challenge to President Donald Trump’s victory over her in the 2016 presidential election.

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