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Mon Dec 19, 2016, 03:06 PM

Minnesota doesn't f**k around with with faithless electors

Apparently they threw out the ballot of an elector who would not promise to vote for Hillary and replaced him with an alternate.

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Reply Minnesota doesn't f**k around with with faithless electors (Original post)
Jose Garcia Dec 2016 OP
HassleCat Dec 2016 #1
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uppityperson Dec 2016 #3
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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Mon Dec 19, 2016, 03:09 PM

1. Is that good or bad?

 

If electors are not allowed to vote their conscience, that means no defections by Trump electors.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Mon Dec 19, 2016, 03:10 PM

2. none of these state laws regarding "faithless electors" has been challenged.


There are questions about whether or not these state laws are even constitutional. That has not been tested at the supreme court yet because we never were in a situation where this could arise.

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Mon Dec 19, 2016, 03:21 PM

3. MN cast 10 votes for Hillary

http://www.ajc.com/news/national/electoral-college-vote-live-updates-state-state-voting/sy5C2hooqtnMG8tEviTATN/
Minnesota cast 10 votes for Hillary Clinton after Muhammad Abdurrahan, a "faithless voter" refused to vote for her and was replaced by an alterna

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Response to Jose Garcia (Original post)

Tue Dec 20, 2016, 10:10 AM

4. Good.. She's the one who was out there on

the front lines trying to stop the despot.

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