The Constitutional and MORAL obligation of the Electoral Congress.
As Alexander Hamilton writes in “The Federalist Papers,” the Constitution is designed to ensure “that the office of President will never fall to the lot of any man who is not in an eminent degree endowed with the requisite qualifications.”
Obviously, djtrump is NOT endowed with these qualifications!
1. There is no Constitutional provision or Federal law that requires Electors to vote according to the results of the popular vote in their states.
2. Some states require Electors to cast their votes according to the popular vote, but the penalty is merely a fine of $1,000 (which supporters of Hillary would gladly pay!!) or their vote may be disqualified.
3. HOWEVER, the Supreme Court has never specifically ruled on the question of whether pledges and penalties for failure to vote as pledged may be enforced under the Constitution. No Elector has ever been prosecuted for failing to vote as pledged.
4. Can electoral votes be contested when Congress counts the votes in January?
Under federal law an objection to a state’s Electoral votes may be made to the President of the Senate during Congress’s counting of Electoral votes in January.
The objection must be made in writing and signed by at least one Senator and one member of the House of Representatives. Both the Senate and the House of Representatives debate the objection separately. Debate is limited to two hours.
After the debate, both the Senate and the House of Representatives rejoin and both must agree to reject the votes.
We all know how many sitting Republican Senators and Representatives despise trump.
5. RED STATES — Write a LETTER* to your Electoral College Electors (Call the Republican Party office to get names and contact information).
DEMAND THEY ABIDE BY THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL AND MORAL DUTY!!!!
DEMAND MAJORITY RULE!!!!
6. Write a LETTER* to your Senators and Representatives. DEMAND MAJORITY RULE!!!!
FLOOD THEM WITH LETTERS UP TO THEIR EYEBALLS!!!
The TRUMPSUCKERS threatened “Revolution” with guns, blood and violence. Let the “SANE” ones have a Revolution with words, intelligence, wit and determination.
The Electoral College is an historical relic that violates and distorts the very core of the principle we are supposed to believe in as those living in a DEMOCRACY = one person, one vote and the majority WINS!!!
STOP LETTING THEM PUSH US AROUND!!!!!!
MAKE AMERICA LOVE AGAIN!!!!!
“The Electoral College is a disaster for democracy.”
~~~Donald J. Trump 2012~~~
“America would be better served with a presidential election process that treated citizens across the country equally.”
“Picking a president by the national popular vote would be in sync with fundamental democratic principles.”
~~~Newt Gingrich 2012~~~
* Sending an e-mail is good, making a phone call is better, but if you REALLY want to drop an anvil in a politician’s lap WRITE A LETTER!!!!!
END THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
WE ARE TALKING ABOUT THE SURVIVAL OF OUR PLANET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!