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not_the_one

(2,227 posts)
9. They either do, or they don't.
Mon Jul 6, 2020, 10:11 AM
Jul 2020

In the end, the USSC will fall back on the "states rights" logic of manipulating and gerrymandering is A-OK, cause, you know, if states want to cheat it is fine with them. Probably by a 5 to 4 vote.

We can quit quoting that "ONE PERSON, ONE VOTE" crap.

(billboard)
ONE PERSON ONE VOTE IS A LIE
Due to the Electoral College, that is not how it works.
The Electoral College says 70,000 is a larger number than 3,000,000.
Apparently SOME votes count more than others.

WE THE PEOPLE need to draw the line in the sand and say POPULAR VOTE WINS. WE WON'T ACCEPT ANY OTHER. Oh, and by the way, FUCK THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE. IT IS NOTHING MORE THAN INSTITUTIONALIZED RACISM.

Then we follow through on it. If we feel strongly enough about it, we can bring this country to a halt.



POWER TO THE PEOPLE
POWER TO THE PEOPLE
POWER TO THE PEOPLE
POWER TO THE PEOPLE, RIGHT ON

I thought they didn't want to touch elections with a ten foot pole /nt bucolic_frolic Jul 2020 #1
Copy of the Court's 9-0 opinion (.pdf).... PoliticAverse Jul 2020 #2
States have a lot of leeway in handling their electors. Kaleva Jul 2020 #3
"States May Require" jayfish Jul 2020 #4
There is no constitutional requirement that mandates a state's electors vote for the winner. Kaleva Jul 2020 #5
No, but there are state laws with penalties nt Fiendish Thingy Jul 2020 #8
If the penalty is financial, then elected offices are up for auction lindysalsagal Jul 2020 #14
They either do, or they don't. not_the_one Jul 2020 #9
The "electoral college" doesn't say anything FBaggins Jul 2020 #12
Precisely. Igel Jul 2020 #27
... There has until now been no such stipulation, Ghost Dog Jul 2020 #6
Here is the list of states that require electors to vote for the winner in their state Kaleva Jul 2020 #7
Thank you Ghost Dog Jul 2020 #30
The CT that has been posted over the weekend is that Trump will challenge the popular vote Fiendish Thingy Jul 2020 #10
It isn't up to the legislature to certify the electors in several swing states. Kaleva Jul 2020 #16
That's my point - the CT doesn't take that fact into consideration Fiendish Thingy Jul 2020 #19
My hope is AC_Mem Jul 2020 #25
The only reason he wants to win is to avoid jail and the label of "loser" nt Fiendish Thingy Jul 2020 #26
This is good for us. BGBD Jul 2020 #11
This doesn't impact the constitutionality (or lack thereof) of the consortium FBaggins Jul 2020 #13
It goes beyond that BGBD Jul 2020 #15
It does not appear to do so FBaggins Jul 2020 #18
It does BGBD Jul 2020 #20
Nope FBaggins Jul 2020 #22
Wrong BGBD Jul 2020 #24
Two of the most important people, Madison and Hamilton, who devised the Electoral College marie999 Jul 2020 #17
Hamilton and Madison BGBD Jul 2020 #21
'The court said states may require members of the Electoral College to vote elleng Jul 2020 #23
So what happens if an elector votes "against" her state's choice? JustABozoOnThisBus Jul 2020 #28
This Wikipedia page has an excellent list of all past faithless electors... PoliticAverse Jul 2020 #29
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