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Old 04-24-2016, 08:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Isilder View Post
BUT these delegates are real people, and they don't merely show their face in Washington, they actually fill out a voting form ! .
Just to clarify, except for the electors from DC, the electors do not perform any duties in Washington DC and do not have any official reason to go there. (They are free to travel to DC as tourists, just like anyone else.)

The electoral college never meets as a whole. Each state (and DC) has a meeting of its electors in the state and the state then sends certificates to DC showing how they voted.