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Tue Dec 20, 2016, 07:09 PM

A Historic Number of Electors Defected, and Most Were Supposed to Vote for Clinton [View all]

Washington Post, Kiersten Schmidt and Wilson Andrews

The Electoral College on Monday voted for Donald J. Trump to win the presidency. Seven electors, the most ever, voted for someone other than their party’s nominee.


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In Washington, a state where Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont had strong support in the Democratic primary against Hillary Clinton, three of the state’s 12 electoral votes went to Colin L. Powell, the Republican former secretary of state. One more elector voted for Faith Spotted Eagle, a Native American leader. Another Democratic elector in Hawaii voted for Mr. Sanders.


Over 2% of Hillary's electors were 'faithless' to the bitter end.

Kind of explains Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania, doesn't it?

Or did the Russians screw it up?


http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/12/19/us/elections/electoral-college-results.html?ref=politics&_r=0

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