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UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019

‘Faithless electors’ would lose their position under Senate bill

Members of the Electoral College in Washington would lose their position if they voted for someone who didn’t win the presidential election that year, a bill that passed the Senate …

‘Faithless’ electors $1,000 fines upheld

A member of Washington’s Electoral College doesn’t have a constitutional right to avoid the fine for changing his or her vote to someone other than the presidential candidate who won …

Two Washington electors sue over law on election results

Two Washington state electors have filed a federal lawsuit challenging a law that would fine them up to $1,000 each if they disregard the state popular vote in the November …

Idaho Trump electors report ‘barrage’ of harassing messages urging them to change votes

Idaho’s four presidential electors have been getting harassing phone calls, emails and Facebook messages urging them to become “faithless electors” and not cast their votes for Donald Trump in the …