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14. *an* elector might be "unfaithful", but 37? no way.
Tue Dec 13, 2016, 01:08 PM
Dec 2016

moreover, faithless electors typically vote for someone else entirely, not the opposition candidate.

best case fantasy is that enough defect so that trump doesn't get a majority of electoral votes, but neither does hillary. in which case the house decides, and guess what? trump becomes president anyway.

It's full of party loyalists so no. Renew Deal Dec 2016 #1
True that. NanceGreggs Dec 2016 #4
you're missing an "nfw" option. unblock Dec 2016 #2
We thought there was no way Trump would win either. Jean-Jacques Roussea Dec 2016 #3
i said "salacious", not "scandalous". unblock Dec 2016 #12
I started the poll because I've seen a lot of posts here from people who think it's possible. Ken Burch Dec 2016 #5
honestly i'm not sure we'd be better of with a president pence or ryan or whoever. unblock Dec 2016 #13
At least they aren't in bed with the Russians n/t TexasBushwhacker Dec 2016 #16
russians hacked the rnc as well, and keep the secrets. possibly extortion. unblock Dec 2016 #17
+1, If the situation were reversed would a Clinton elector switch to Trump? That Guy 888 Dec 2016 #6
It would depend on the state and the elector, I think. Ken Burch Dec 2016 #7
*an* elector might be "unfaithful", but 37? no way. unblock Dec 2016 #14
saddly, no demon in basement Dec 2016 #8
And the GOP might prefer that... Yurovsky Dec 2016 #18
I voted 50/50, possibly out of hope mvd Dec 2016 #9
I think impeachmemt is our best bet... Yurovsky Dec 2016 #19
No. it will never happen. Exilednight Dec 2016 #10
No way today, but a lot can happen in 7 days. We don't have all facts. In fact, we have few facts, Coyotl Dec 2016 #11
Republicans don't care about the popular vote. EL34x4 Dec 2016 #15
Impossible to answer with so much uncertainty. NCTraveler Dec 2016 #20
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