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To: antidemoncrat

The headline is a bit misleading, unless there are two electoral colleges cases that the SCOTUS has agreed to take on. As I understand it, the case before the court is whether states have the Constitutional rights to punish faithless electors who choose to cast their electoral college vote against the wishes of the popular vote in that state. This doesn’t seem like it’s a direct challenge to the electoral college system itself.


9 posted on 01/18/2020 10:01:02 AM PST by NohSpinZone (First thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers)
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To: NohSpinZone; Lazamataz
the case before the court is whether states have the Constitutional rights to punish faithless electors who choose to cast their electoral college vote against the wishes of the popular vote in that state. This doesn’t seem like it’s a direct challenge to the electoral college system itself.

You don't see rampant Faithless Electors as an easy route to destroying the entire process? I surely do.

The RNC isn't exactly on our side. They are not for Term limits, they are scared and angry that a non-politician is proving that We the People don't actually need a Political Class to rule DC, and they are not eager to I've up their positions. The RNC and DNC collude to choose electors who will pick Lazamataz, instead of the top vote-getter in each state, and there is literally nothing we can do about it. Poor Laz would be stuck with the job.

15 posted on 01/18/2020 10:07:06 AM PST by Teacher317 (We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men)
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To: NohSpinZone

“whether states have the Constitutional rights to punish faithless electors who choose to cast their electoral college vote against the wishes of the popular vote in that state. This doesn’t seem like it’s a direct challenge to the electoral college system itself.”

That’s correct.


41 posted on 01/18/2020 11:26:17 AM PST by plain talk
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To: NohSpinZone

“whether states have the Constitutional rights to punish faithless electors who choose to cast their electoral college vote against the wishes of the popular vote in that state”

But if they rule the states can do that, doesn’t that pretty much destroy the Electoral College?


54 posted on 01/18/2020 1:59:40 PM PST by antidemoncrat
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To: NohSpinZone

I understand your point, but I see it as a threat to our Constitution.


68 posted on 01/19/2020 9:42:23 AM PST by KC_Conspirator
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