There's a Petition For Electoral College to Make Hillary Clinton President

JD Thu, 11/10/2016 - 20:17

According to the Constitution, chosen electors of the Electoral College are the real people who will vote for president, when they meet on Dec. 19 in their respective state capitals.

However, there is technically nothing stopping any of the electors from voting their conscience and refusing to support the candidate to whom they were bound, or from abstaining from voting altogether.

There’s even a name for it: becoming a “faithless elector.”

Nearly 700,000 Americans are hoping there will be a lot if faithless electors come December 19. As of now, 689,000 individuals have signed a petition with the following directive,

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