BREAKING: Supreme Court Makes Massive Unanimous Decision Defending The Electoral College
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On Monday morning, the Supreme Court unanimous ruled that states have the right to outlaw 'faithless electors' who cast their votes for people other than those chosen by their voters.
This ruling ensures that 'rogue' electors can't sway an election if they don't agree with the decision of the people.
Here's more from NBC News:
The 538 people who cast the actual votes for president in December as part of the Electoral College are not free agents and must vote as the laws of their states direct, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
The unanimous decision in the "faithless elector" case was a defeat for advocates of changing the Electoral College, who hoped a win would force a shift in the method of electing presidents toward a nationwide popular vote. But it was a win for state election officials who feared that empowering rogue electors would cause chaos.
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