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Supreme Court to decide whether Electoral College voters are required to support the presidential candidate who wins state.
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Posted by Fred 2020-01-18 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [298 views ]  Top

#1 Why even have it, if there is no option?
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-01-18 03:09||   2020-01-18 03:09|| Front Page Top

#2 The Electoral College serves as a formalization and endorsement of the outcome of each state's election. The fact that there's no "choice" involved is exactly the point.
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-01-18 07:06||   2020-01-18 07:06|| Front Page Top

#3 i thought the left loved them some pure democracy

wait what am i saying, the left loves whatever will give them power
Posted by Bob Grorong1136 2020-01-18 09:18||   2020-01-18 09:18|| Front Page Top

#4 Seems to me the States have the right to set the rules for their Electors how they wish - the People are not who elects the President, the States are.
Posted by Glenmore 2020-01-18 09:32||   2020-01-18 09:32|| Front Page Top

#5 The States derive their power from the just consent of those they govern. All roads lead back to the People.
Posted by Lex 2020-01-18 09:35||   2020-01-18 09:35|| Front Page Top

#6 The States derive their power from the just consent of those they govern. All roads lead back to the People.

The elites are working around the clock to fix that "problem..."
Posted by M. Murcek 2020-01-18 09:49||   2020-01-18 09:49|| Front Page Top

#7 If I lived in one of the "Voter Compact States" I would feel that my vote had become meaningless considering the widespread voter fraud in certain states...
Posted by magpie 2020-01-18 10:53||   2020-01-18 10:53|| Front Page Top

#8 Since when did the "State" have the power to tell people who they can vote for? Think about it, hard.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-01-18 11:06||   2020-01-18 11:06|| Front Page Top

#9 ...This will, of course, last until somebody the Compact States don't like wins an election.

Mike
Posted by Mike Kozlowski 2020-01-18 17:28||   2020-01-18 17:28|| Front Page Top

#10 a little light reading should clear things up a bit....

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federalist_No._68
Posted by 746 2020-01-18 18:41||   2020-01-18 18:41|| Front Page Top

#11 No Electoral College, No Government period.

As if we are not fooling ourselves that we have one now.
Posted by newc 2020-01-18 19:44||   2020-01-18 19:44|| Front Page Top

#12 Hi, 746! It’s always good when you poke your head in. :-)
Posted by trailing wife 2020-01-18 23:49||   2020-01-18 23:49|| Front Page Top

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