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|Subject: Electoral College Has Voted - Trump’s Win is Now Secured Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:17 pm|| |
MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!!!
Trump Secures Victory In Electoral College, As Bid To Flip Electors Flops
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- President-elect Donald Trump won more than enough votes in the Electoral College on Monday to secure his White House victory, as the latest – and perhaps last – stop-Trump movement failed to gain traction in state capitals.
A fervent push by anti-Trump forces to persuade electors to defect had turned the normally mundane civic procedure into high drama.
But the representatives designated to cast ballots in accordance with their states’ Nov. 8 decision mostly adhered to the results of the election. With several states still voting, Trump had 304 votes and Hillary Clinton had 169.
It takes 270 Electoral College votes to win the presidency. Texas put Trump over the top, despite two Republican electors casting protest votes.
Elector antics were few and far between, with most the disruptions occurring on the Democratic side. A Democratic elector in Maine tried to vote for Sen. Bernie Sanders, but switched to Clinton after it was ruled improper. Another who tried to vote for Sanders in Minnesota was replaced; a Colorado elector who tried to back Ohio Gov. John Kasich likewise was replaced. One of the biggest deviations was in Washington state, where three electors voted for Colin Powell and one voted for “Faith Spotted Eagle;” the remaining eight went to Clinton, the state’s winner.
It marked the first time in four decades the state's electors broke from the popular vote. Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman vowed to work with the state attorney general and charge the four unfaithful electors with a violation of Washington state civil law. Such violations carry a fine up to $1,000.
With Trump’s win now secured, a joint session of Congress is scheduled for Jan. 6 to certify the results.
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|Subject: Re: Electoral College Has Voted - Trump’s Win is Now Secured Tue Dec 20, 2016 9:18 am|| |
researcher, i still think that you need to consider moving to a more suitable part of the country....i am dead serious when i say this, so don't think its some kind of humorous jab at fagafornia, but there is something seriously wrong out there with the genetics of the people....its like they are a product of something along the lines of genesis 6, only they aren't large, but are genetically different...."turned over to a reprobate mind", maybe?.....consider it, my man, you don't belong out there
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