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Supreme Court Allows States to Punish or Remove Faithless Electors Who Break Their Pledge
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  • William
    Voted Apathetic
    07/07/2020
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    The original idea behind the Electoral College was to have a mechanism in place that would bring forth the “best & the brightest” from each state and they would elect the President. This our founders thought would eliminate the hysteria of the masses. However, over time the concern became that this would/might not represent the “will of the people”. It wasn’t supposed to be. So they tried to lock the bridge in place. And so it became.

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