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Old 08-23-2019, 11:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Lord Feldon View Post
The vote of a faithless elector is nothing short of an attempt at a coup d'etat, and the legitimate responses to that kind of thing can be much worse than some party activist being kicked out of a ceremonial office; I wish the judges hadn't decided we would have to g eveno farther down that road to solve this problem in the future.
There have been 167 instances of faithless electors going back to the 1796 Election. Were they all attempts at a coup?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faithless_elector