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Category Archives: Electoral College

Dem CA Rep Wants Constitutional Convention to Replace Electoral College

“We are three states away from calling for a Constitutional Convention. It’s something I’ve always been opposed to, …. But I’ll say because, for the second time in sixteen years, people the American voters elected did not become president. Rational people, not the fringe, are now talking about whether states could be separated from the […]

Report: Threatening Electors Violates Federal Law — Where’s the DOJ?

Section 11b of the Voting Rights Act (52 U.S.C. §10307) makes it a crime for anyone to “intimidate, threaten, or coerce, or attempt to intimidate, threaten, or coerce any person for voting or attempting to vote.” While this has been applied in the past to ordinary, everyday voters in federal elections, the language does not […]

Texas Elector Will Vote for Another Candidate Instead of Trump

Texas does not require its Electors to vote the same way as its own popular vote winner. Elector threatens to widen the Electoral College’s historical greater than 99% vote as originally pledged: Today, it is rare for Electors to disregard the popular vote by casting their electoral vote for someone other than their party’s candidate. […]

WI GOP Rep. Sean Duffy Says Dems Stalling Wisconsin Recount to Prevent State Electoral Vote Certification

Presidential Elector Speaks Out Against Voting for Donald Trump

Yet, both Electors speaking in this op-ed are from the blue States of Colorado and Washington, respectively. That means their respective States won’t be submitting a Republican Certificate of Ascertainment to DC.