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Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Faithless Electors
Trump, Electoral College. Progressives

Only A Handful Of Electors Break Rank As Trump Wins Electoral College

In the end, more Democrats than Republicans went rogue, underscoring deep divisions within their party. At least four Democratic electors voted for someone other than Clinton, while two Republicans turned their backs on Trump.

December 20, 2016
Trump, Electoral College, Illegitiimate

Will The Electoral College Save Us From A President Trump?

Now and then, the Electoral College deals a deathblow to democracy. Under the unfair system set up more than 200 years ago, the state results “trump” the national popular vote.

December 16, 2016