Supreme Court Urged to Decide If Electoral College Voters Are Bound to State's Winner In The News
Supreme Court Urged to Decide If Electoral College Voters Are Bound to State's Winner
2019-11-08 21:22:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - In 2016, 10 Electoral College voters challenged the notion they were bound to vote for the winner of the presidential election in their state and at least tried to vote for somebody else. Seven electors actually cast that... Read More

Can States Restrict How Electors Vote? Supreme Court May Have to Decide Elections
Can States Restrict How Electors Vote? Supreme Court May Have to Decide

WASHINGTON — Heading into what looks to be a hard-fought presidential election, the Supreme Court will probably be asked to resolve a lingering but fundamental question about the creaky, little-understood electoral college system adopted in 1787. At issue is whether... Read More

10th Circuit Sides With ‘Faithless Electors’ in Colorado 2016 Election Case Political News
10th Circuit Sides With ‘Faithless Electors’ in Colorado 2016 Election Case
2019-08-22 14:01:32
by Dan McCue

A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that three presidential electors from Colorado were unconstitutionally forced to cast their Electoral College votes for Hillary Clinton in 2016. The ruling by a divided 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a... Read More

When It Comes To The Electoral College, Trump Opposed It Until He Was For It Political News
When It Comes To The Electoral College, Trump Opposed It Until He Was For It
2019-03-22 21:43:34
by Dan McCue

Predictably, despite the evident bipartisan interest in doing away with the Electoral College, one person who wants to keep it is the man who inspired the current efforts to kill it, President Donald Trump. Seven years ago, Trump would no... Read More

Replacing The Electoral College Won't Be Easy And Will Require Lots of Soul-Searching Elections
Replacing The Electoral College Won't Be Easy And Will Require Lots of Soul-Searching
2019-03-22 21:40:22
by Dan McCue

This week Senator Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., made the biggest splash of her nascent presidential campaign by suggesting during a CNN town hall in Mississippi that the Electoral College should be retired and replaced by a popular-vote system that would ensure... Read More

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