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Rubio as TSF's VP? HOW? Both are from FL (Original Post) Captain Zero Mar 22 OP
Well, Rubio could run off to Wyoming madamesilverspurs Mar 22 #1
Actually no. There is an issue with the electoral college in that those electors from same state can not hlthe2b Mar 22 #2
they would do like cheney abd just move trump's mailing address. rampartc Mar 22 #5
Answer: no. brooklynite Mar 22 #3
Ok. thanks all of you for clarifications! Captain Zero Mar 22 #4

madamesilverspurs

(15,824 posts)
1. Well, Rubio could run off to Wyoming
Fri Mar 22, 2024, 10:16 PM
Mar 22

and rent an apartment in Casper.

Oh wait, that was Dick Cheney's move . . .


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hlthe2b

(102,681 posts)
2. Actually no. There is an issue with the electoral college in that those electors from same state can not
Fri Mar 22, 2024, 10:17 PM
Mar 22

vote for both a President and VP from the same state. But as long as the winning votes in the electoral college are not close then that is not a problem. Still, given FL is a must-win for Trump, it certainly could be a big problem in that instance.

12th Amendment: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twelfth_Amendment_to_the_United_States_Constitution

...electors may not vote for presidential and vice-presidential candidates who both reside in the elector's state—at least one of them must be an inhabitant of another state.

rampartc

(5,472 posts)
5. they would do like cheney abd just move trump's mailing address.
Fri Mar 22, 2024, 10:31 PM
Mar 22

it might be a little difficult for even trump to convince the supreme court that the senator from florida is from alabama.

brooklynite

(95,241 posts)
3. Answer: no.
Fri Mar 22, 2024, 10:17 PM
Mar 22

It says the Electors of each State will vote for President and VP, ONE OF WHICH must be from a different State. So they can sacrifice the EVs from Florida for Rubio if they have enough from elsewhere.

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